9780816630097

Scenes from Postmodern Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9780816630097

  • ISBN10:

    0816630097

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-09-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Minnesota Pr
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Summary

In this bracing book. Beatriz Sarlo offers a remarkably clear, forthright, and forceful statement of what precisely cultural criticism is and might be in our age of manic consumption, commercialization, popularization, and mass marketing.

Author Biography

Beatriz Sarlo is an influential Latin American literary and cultural critic. She is professor of literature at the University of Buenos Aires and has also taught at Columbia, Minnesota, Berkeley, and Cambridge Jon Beasley-Murray lectures in Latin American studies at the University of Manchester

Table of Contents

Translator's Introduction: In Argentina vii
Questions 3(6)
Abundance and Poverty
9(35)
The Walking dream
44(42)
Popular Cultures, Old and New
86(21)
The Place of Art
107(33)
Intellectuals
140(23)
Bibliography 163

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