Category Archives: Modernities

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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Poets in Spanish and Portuguese who read and wrote in English

Observe the English language connection: we tend to think of French as the language of reference for those writing in Portuguese and Spanish, but English is of very great importance to several. We must add to this list and get … Continue reading

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Roy Andersson’s cinematic poetry and the spectre of César Vallejo

Here is a fascinating article which, in addition, cites me. In addition, its existence proves that yes, you can productively study Spanish and Danish together.

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How many roads

This is a book I want, about the 1968-1975 period in the United States. For most of 1968 I was eleven, and I turned nineteen at the end of 1975; that is why the period seems so real to me … Continue reading

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De César Moro se publicará

Todo esto.

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For my Lorca teaching machine

I must crank parts of it up again and I can use this. There is a series of posts.

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Our friend Slavoj

Also, I really hate all of this politically correct, cultural studies bullshit. If you mention the phrase “postcolonialism,” I say, “Fuck it!” Postcolonialism is the invention of some rich guys from India who saw that they could make a good … Continue reading

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