Illuminations: Cultural Formations of the Americas

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Remaking Home

Remaking Home

Domestic Spaces in Argentine and Chilean Film, 2005-2015

A New Way of Understanding the Political Agency of Global Art Cinema

Impossible Domesticity

Impossible Domesticity

Travels in Mexico

A New Study of Mexico Travel Narratives that Illuminates the Agency of the Visited Cultures

Queer Exposures

Queer Exposures

Sexuality and Photography in Roberto Bolaño’s Fiction and Poetry

The First Book that Considers Roberto Bolaño’s Writing in the Context of Queer Theory

The Poetics of Plants in Spanish American Literature

The Poetics of Plants in Spanish American Literature

The First Thorough Examination of the Enduring Significance of Plants in Spanish American Literature and Culture

Defiant Geographies

Defiant Geographies

Race and Urban Space in 1920s Rio de Janeiro
Defiant Geographies examines the destruction of a poor community in the center of Rio de Janeiro to make way for Brazil’s first international mega-event. As the country celebrated the centenary of its independence, its postabolition whitening ideology took on material form in the urban development project that staged Latin ...
Unwanted Witnesses

Unwanted Witnesses

Journalists and Conflict in Contemporary Latin America

Latin American Journalists Who Endure Grave Danger to Witness and Report Their Truth

Open Invitation, The

Open Invitation, The

Activist Video, Mexico, and the Politics of Affect

An Analysis of Activist Videos from Southern Mexico

Crisis Cultures

Crisis Cultures

The Rise of Finance in Mexico and Brazil

Challenges to the Current Cultural Histories of the Neoliberal Period in Mexico and Brazil

The Failure of Latin America

The Failure of Latin America

Postcolonialism in Bad Times

New and Collected Essays on the Idea of Latin America by John Beverley

The Book in Movement

The Book in Movement

Autonomous Politics and the Lettered City Underground

An Ethnography of the Underground Print Book in Latin America

Latin American Adventures in Literary Journalism

Latin American Adventures in Literary Journalism

The Development of Latin American Literary Journalism and the Emergence of an Original Literature

The Polyphonic Machine

The Polyphonic Machine

Capitalism, Political Violence, and Resistance in Contemporary Argentine Literature

The interrelations between capitalism and political violence in late 20th century Argentina.

Intermittences

Intermittences

Memory, Justice, and the Poetics of the Visible in Uruguay

A study of the intermittences of the processes of transitional justice and memory in post-dictatorship Uruguay.

Vernacular Latin Americanisms

Vernacular Latin Americanisms

War, the Market, and the Making of a Discipline

The emergence of Latin Americanism as a field of critical debate and inquiry.

Modernity at Gunpoint

Modernity at Gunpoint

Firearms, Politics, and Culture in Mexico and Central America

Modernity at Gunpoint provides the first study of the political and cultural significance of weaponry in the context of major armed conflicts in Mexico and Central America.

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