- 264 pages
- Adam Joseph Shellhorse
- 16 August 2018 Adam Joseph Shellhorse
Anti Literature Articulates A Rethinking Of What Is Meant Today By Literature Examining Key Latin American Forms Of Experimental Writing From The 1920s To The Present, Adam Joseph Shellhorse Reveals Literature S Power As A Site For Radical Reflection And Reaction To Contemporary Political And Cultural Conditions His Analysis Engages The Work Of Writers Such As Clarice Lispector, Oswald De Andrade, The Brazilian Concrete Poets, Osman Lins, And David Vi As, To Develop A Theory Of Anti Literature That Posits The Feminine, Multimedial, And Subaltern As Central To The Undoing Of What Is Meant By Literature By Placing Brazilian And Argentine Anti Literature At The Crux Of A New Way Of Thinking About The Field, Shellhorse Challenges Prevailing Discussions About The Historical Projection And Critical Force Of Latin American Literature Examining A Diverse Array Of Texts And Media That Include The Visual Arts, Concrete Poetry, Film Scripts, Pop Culture, Neo Baroque Narrative, And Others That Defy Genre, Shellhorse Delineates The Subversive Potential Of Anti Literary Modes Of Writing While Also Engaging Current Debates In Latin American Studies On Subalternity, Feminine Writing, Posthegemony, Concretism, Affect, Marranismo, And The Politics Of Aesthetics.
Adam Joseph Shellhorse Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley is an Associate Professor of Spanish, Portuguese, and Global Studies, and Director of Latin American Studies at Temple University He is also the Co Chair of the LASA Brazil Section Shellhorse s research examines modern and contemporary Latin American literature and poetics, visual culture, critical theory and women s writing, wit