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Nazi Literature in the Americas - Roberto Bolaño
Nazi Literature in the Americas
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A "biographical dictionary" gathering 30 brief accounts of poets,novelists and editors (all fictional) who espouse fascist or extremely right-wing political views.
A "biographical dictionary" gathering 30 brief accounts of poets,novelists and editors (all fictional) who espouse fascist or extremely right-wing political views.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780811217057 (0811217051)
Publisher: New Directions
Pages no: 280
Edition language: English
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literatura sautée
literatura sautée rated it
4.5
Borges nie mógł wymarzyć sobie lepszego kontynuatora Fikcji. Bolano misternie skonstruował mapę literacką nieistniejących pisarzy-faszystów obu Ameryk (choć przede wszystkim chodzi o tę południową, jak można się było spodziewać). Książka zawiera anegdoty o fikcyjnych pisarzach, historie nienapisanyc...
Osho
Osho rated it
While I found the concept and execution of this novel (fake lit crit) interesting and engaging, I also found it emotionally inaccessible. I kept waiting for more connections to the Americas' own repressive regimes. While this was present, and more so in the longest end piece, it seemed uninspired an...
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud rated it
1.0
Abandon ship! Abandon ship! On p41, I admit defeat and Roberto Bolaño wins the archly clever condescending twit sweepstakes hands down.
AC
AC rated it
This book is not for everyone - it requires that you are already in on Bolaño's prosopographical (inside) jokes (if you are, much of this is hysterical); love his jungle of proper nouns - reminiscent of Whitman or Catullus, but lusher -- and have a serious interest in understanding the pathologies o...
Lotus wild over sakura
Lotus wild over sakura rated it
3.0 Nazi Literature in the Americas
Bolano puts forth a compilation of 30 peculiar biographies of fictitious Pan American writers in the 20th century accentuating quite a few brazen out supremacists, interlaced with the triviality of malevolence and complex yet vibrant inhabitations of bizarre hermits spurning volatile prose and erudi...
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