Category Archives: Vanguardias

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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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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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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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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Avant-garde and surrealist

Look at this, which I must also preserve as a permanent and prominent link.

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Robert Creely and more

A secret conversation that reminded me of how interesting things are even if I am not a great fan of Creeley: Reading Robert Creeley’s letters and coming across him labeling the people at Partisan Review and Kenyon Review “enemies” is … Continue reading

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