Author Archives: Z

Los médicos del anciano

Allergist Cardiologist Dermatologist Opthamologist Kathryn Najafi-Tagol, Eye Institute of Marin, 4000 Civic Center Dr., Ste. 200A, Sa Rafael, CA  94903, 415-444-0300, 415-444-0301. Reason: vision generally, and most specifically macular degeneration. Audiologist Nancy Shane,, cell 415 246 1353, direct 415 … Continue reading

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Los apuntes

El proyecto más amplio: + reading of race in discurso letrado: – there are all these short-circuits – particularly before 1930, before mestizaje paradigm was consolidated – against Doris Sommer’s happier vision Questions for this proyecto amplio: – why the … Continue reading

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Spanish women poets of the 20s and 30s

I have photocopies of the first chapter or two of Catherine Bellver’s excellent book, that I am recycling because I keep forgetting that I have them–and do not seem to be reading the poets in question. They are listed here … Continue reading

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Racial memory and literary history

This is a piece, surely very conservative, by Greenblatt that I want to read. The entire issue of the journal is interesting, too. The May 2016 issue of PMLA has an article on Jean Franco by Arturo Arias, “From the … Continue reading

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Unas revistas importantes

Revista Iberoamericana 221 (Oct.-Dec. 2007) is entirely available online so I am leaving my beautiful paper copy in this café because I do not recognize the issue when it sits on my shelf. It is on literature and technology but … Continue reading

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On the speaking subject

I have had this offprint for 26 years and now it is available on JSTOR. Nancy Fraser, “The uses and abuses of French discourse theories for feminist politics,” is an important article. It was important for me and will be, … Continue reading

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Themes and ideas for that class

It is exoticism, primitivism, representations and uses of the savage and the jungle, and indigenismos, and lo indígena. I thought of giving a class on these themes again because I ran across some material on Quintín Lame, and I am … Continue reading

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