Latin American culture and the limits of the human / edited by Lucy Bollington and Paul Merchant.

Contributor(s): Bollington, Lucy [editor.] | Merchant, Paul (lecturer) [editor.]Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Gainesville : University of Florida Press, [2020]Description: 1 online resource (311 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781683401773; 1683401778Subject(s): Art and society -- Latin America | Literature and society -- Latin America | Arts, Latin AmericanGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Latin American culture and the limits of the humanDDC classification: 980 LOC classification: F1408.3 | .L27423 2020Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction: Reworking the Human's Limits / Lucy Bollington and Paul Merchant -- Necropolitical Witnessing -- Forensic Fictions: The Ruinous Archive in Post-Testimonial Witnessing / Carlos Fonseca -- Telling Death-Stories in Mexican New Media / Liliana Chávez Díaz -- Permeable Bodies: Reading Materiality in Teresa Margolles and Oscar Muñoz / Natalia Aguilar Vasquez -- Displacing Drug War Violence onto Nonhuman Imaginaries: Rereading Juan Pablo Villalobos? Fiesta en la madriguera / Lucy Bollington -- Animal and Plant Entanglements -- Invasive Specie: Rabbits, Conquistadors and Capital in the Historia de las Indias (1527-61) by Bartolom de las Casas (1484-1566) / Nicole D. Legnani -- "La trama apocalíptica del Antropoceno": Digital-Human-Nature Continua in Pola Oloixarac's Las constelaciones oscuras / Emily Baker -- Communicating Beyond the Human: Posthumanism, Neo-Shamanism and Ciro Guerra's El abrazo de la serpiente / Joey Whitfield -- Ecology, Hierarchy, Horizontality -- Tomás Saraceno and the Ethics of the Sublime in the Aerocene / Joanna Page -- Feminist Objects, Gendered Subjects: Lygia Pape's Embodied Aesthetics / Rebecca Kosick -- Photography as Anthropotechnique and the Legacy of Canudos / Edward King -- Terror and Awe: Toward a Posthuman Politics in Patricio Guzman's Nostalgia de la luz (2010) / Niall H.D. Geraghty
Summary: "This volume explores works from Latin American literary and visual culture that question what it means to be human and how the nonhuman world helps define personhood. In doing so, it provides new perspectives on how the region challenges and adds to global conversations about humanism and the posthuman"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Reworking the Human's Limits / Lucy Bollington and Paul Merchant -- Necropolitical Witnessing -- Forensic Fictions: The Ruinous Archive in Post-Testimonial Witnessing / Carlos Fonseca -- Telling Death-Stories in Mexican New Media / Liliana Chávez Díaz -- Permeable Bodies: Reading Materiality in Teresa Margolles and Oscar Muñoz / Natalia Aguilar Vasquez -- Displacing Drug War Violence onto Nonhuman Imaginaries: Rereading Juan Pablo Villalobos? Fiesta en la madriguera / Lucy Bollington -- Animal and Plant Entanglements -- Invasive Specie: Rabbits, Conquistadors and Capital in the Historia de las Indias (1527-61) by Bartolom de las Casas (1484-1566) / Nicole D. Legnani -- "La trama apocalíptica del Antropoceno": Digital-Human-Nature Continua in Pola Oloixarac's Las constelaciones oscuras / Emily Baker -- Communicating Beyond the Human: Posthumanism, Neo-Shamanism and Ciro Guerra's El abrazo de la serpiente / Joey Whitfield -- Ecology, Hierarchy, Horizontality -- Tomás Saraceno and the Ethics of the Sublime in the Aerocene / Joanna Page -- Feminist Objects, Gendered Subjects: Lygia Pape's Embodied Aesthetics / Rebecca Kosick -- Photography as Anthropotechnique and the Legacy of Canudos / Edward King -- Terror and Awe: Toward a Posthuman Politics in Patricio Guzman's Nostalgia de la luz (2010) / Niall H.D. Geraghty

"This volume explores works from Latin American literary and visual culture that question what it means to be human and how the nonhuman world helps define personhood. In doing so, it provides new perspectives on how the region challenges and adds to global conversations about humanism and the posthuman"-- Provided by publisher.

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