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The “Boom” Novel and the Cold War (more from Neil Larsen)

This continues our earlier post, joyfully written at the Philz Coffee at 24th and Folsom, in San Francisco. Larsen says there are three standard theories of the ‘boom’: 1) Aestheticist. The ‘boom’ writers themselves said they were the discoverers of … Continue reading

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On “The ‘Boom’ Novel and the Cold War in Latin America”

I am refreshing my mind while clearing out my files, so I am taking notes on the printout of a 1992 article by Neil Larsen. This is from Modern Fiction Studies 38:3 (Autumn 1992): 771-84, and the article is now … Continue reading

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