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Beyond Bolaño: The Global Latin American Novel

Héctor Hoyos


This book defines and explores new trends in how we read and write in a globalized era. It does this through a comparative analysis of the novels of Roberto Bolaño and the fictional work of César Aira, Mario Bellatin, Diamela Eltit, Chico Buarque, Alberto Fuguet, and Fernando Vallejo, among others. It calls attention to fresh innovations in form, voice, perspective, and representation, and also affirms the lead role played by Latin American authors in reshaping world literature. The book focuses on post-1989 Latin American novels and their representation of globalization. It considers the narr ... More

Keywords: world literature, Roberto Bolaño, César Aira, Mario Bellatin, Diamela Eltit, Latin American novel, Nazi, literary consumerism, art, globalization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780231168427
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231168427.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Héctor Hoyos, author
Stanford University