Author Archives: Z


I keep saying I need bibliography software, but I need one that will allow me to create lists, or tag projects. I have to work on this. I keep posting about books, on the theory that this is enough, and … Continue reading

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New world baroque, and more

The January 2009 PMLA, which I am discarding because it is available online, I have not read it, and I have so many reading materials that I must get rid of some to see what I do have, has good … 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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