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Latin American Culture and the Limits of the Human

Title
Latin American Culture and the Limits of the Human [electronic resource] / edited by Lucy Bollington and Paul Merchant.
ISBN
1683401778
9781683401773
9781683401490
Physical Description
1 online resource
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Summary
"This volume explores works from Latin American literary and visual culture that question what it means to be human and how the nonhuman world helps define personhood. In doing so, it provides new perspectives on how the region challenges and adds to global conversations about humanism and the posthuman"-- Provided by publisher.
Variant and related titles
Project MUSE - 2020 Complete.
Project MUSE - 2020 Global Cultural Studies.
Project MUSE - 2020 Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
Other formats
Online version: Latin American culture and the limits of the human Gainesville : University of Florida Press, [2020]
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
April 08, 2020
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: Reworking the Human's Limits / Lucy Bollington and Paul Merchant
Necropolitical Witnessing
Forensic Fictions: The Ruinous Archive in Post-Testimonial Witnessing / Carlos Fonseca
Telling Death-Stories in Mexican New Media / Liliana Chávez Díaz
Permeable Bodies: Reading Materiality in Teresa Margolles and Oscar Muñoz / Natalia Aguilar Vasquez
Displacing Drug War Violence onto Nonhuman Imaginaries: Rereading Juan Pablo Villalobos? Fiesta en la madriguera / Lucy Bollington
Animal and Plant Entanglements
Invasive Specie: Rabbits, Conquistadors and Capital in the Historia de las Indias (1527-61) by Bartolom de las Casas (1484-1566) / Nicole D. Legnani
"La trama apocalíptica del Antropoceno": Digital-Human-Nature Continua in Pola Oloixarac's Las constelaciones oscuras / Emily Baker
Communicating Beyond the Human: Posthumanism, Neo-Shamanism and Ciro Guerra's El abrazo de la serpiente / Joey Whitfield
Ecology, Hierarchy, Horizontality
Tomás Saraceno and the Ethics of the Sublime in the Aerocene / Joanna Page
Feminist Objects, Gendered Subjects: Lygia Pape's Embodied Aesthetics / Rebecca Kosick
Photography as Anthropotechnique and the Legacy of Canudos / Edward King
Terror and Awe: Toward a Posthuman Politics in Patricio Guzman's Nostalgia de la luz (2010) / Niall H.D. Geraghty
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