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Capitalism and its Discontents : Power and Accumulation in Latin American Culture

Author: John Kraniauskas
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2017. ©2017
Series: Iberian and Latin American studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Capitalism and its Discontents presents a series of interpretative essays on a number of key modern and contemporary Latin American novels and films. The overarching theme in the essays is the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Kraniauskas
ISBN: 1783169559 9781783169559 9781783169542 1783169540 9781783169566 1783169567 9781783169573 1783169575
OCLC Number: 973772145
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 289 pages).
Contents: AcknowledgementsPrologue by Roger BartraIntroduction Part I: Walter Benjamin in Latin AmericaChapter 1: Beware Mexican Ruins! One-Way Street and the Colonial UnconsciousChapter 2: Laughing at `Americanism': Benjamin, Mariategui, ChaplinChapter 3: A Small Andean History of Photography: Yawar fiesta Part II: The `Malsoblestar' of LiteratureChapter 4: The Politics of El Senor Presidente: Notes on Textual `Maldoblestar'Chapter 5: From Ideology to Culture: Subalternization and Montage (Yo el Supremo's History)Chapter 6: Return, Melancholy and the Crisis of the Future: El fiscal by Augusto Roa BastosChapter 7: The State is a Monkey: El apando by Jose RevueltasChapter 8: Porno-Revolution: El fiord and the Eva-Peronist StateChapter 9: Critical Closeness: the Chronicle-Essays of Carlos MonsivaisChapter 10: Noir into History: James Ellroy's Blood's A Rover
Series Title: Iberian and Latin American studies.
Responsibility: John Kraniauskas.


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`This major volume brings together a set of essays by one of the most stimulating writers in English on Latin American culture. John Kraniauskas boasts an astonishing critical and cultural range - in Read more...

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