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 this day through “literature.” studying key Latin American sorts of experimental writing from the Nineteen Twenties to the current, Adam Joseph Shellhorse unearths 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 akin to Clarice Lispector, Oswald de Andrade, the Brazilian concrete poets, Osman Lins, and David Viñas, to advance a concept of anti-literature that posits the female, multimedial, and subaltern as valuable to the undoing of what's intended through “literature.”

By putting Brazilian and Argentine anti-literature on the crux of a brand new state of mind in regards to the box, Shellhorse demanding situations triumphing discussions in regards to the ancient projection and significant 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 power of anti-literary modes of writing whereas additionally attractive present debates in Latin American experiences on subalternity, female writing, posthegemony, concretism, impact, marranismo, and the politics of aesthetics.

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