Anti-Literature: The Politics and Limits of Representation by Adam Joseph Shellhorse

By Adam Joseph Shellhorse

Anti-Literature articulates a rethinking of what's intended at the present time by way of “literature.” reading key Latin American varieties of experimental writing from the Nineteen Twenties to the current, Adam Joseph Shellhorse finds literature’s strength as a website for radical mirrored image and response to modern political and cultural stipulations. His research engages the paintings of writers comparable to Clarice Lispector, Oswald de Andrade, the Brazilian concrete poets, Osman Lins, and David Viñas, to improve a thought of anti-literature that posits the female, multimedial, and subaltern as significant to the undoing of what's intended via “literature.”

By putting Brazilian and Argentine anti-literature on the crux of a brand new mind set in regards to the box, Shellhorse demanding situations winning discussions concerning the historic projection and important strength of Latin American literature. studying a various array of texts and media that come with the visible arts, concrete poetry, movie scripts, popular culture, neo-baroque narrative, and others that defy style, Shellhorse delineates the subversive capability of anti-literary modes of writing whereas additionally enticing present debates in Latin American stories on subalternity, female writing, posthegemony, concretism, have an effect on, marranismo, and the politics of aesthetics.

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