Exiled From Almost Everywhere Spanish Literature Series

Author: Juan Goytisolo
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
ISBN: 156478651X
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Exiled From Almost Everywhere Spanish Literature Series from the Author: Juan Goytisolo. Spain’s “greatest living novelist” takes on the Cyber Age. In Exiled from Almost Everywhere, Juan Goytisolo’s perverse mutant protagonist— the Parisian “Monster of Le Sentier”—is blown up by an extremist bomber and finds himself in the cyberspace of the Thereafter with an infinite collection of computer monitors. His curiosity piqued, he uses the screens at hand to explore the multiple ways war and terrorism are hyped in the Hereafter of his old life where he once happily cruised bathrooms and accosted children. Ricocheting from life to death and back again, meeting various colorful demagogues along the way—the imam “Alice,” a pedophile Monsignor, and a Rastafarian rabbi—our “Monster” revisits seedy democracies that are a welter of shopping-cities and righteous violence voted in by an eternally duped citizenry and defended by the infamous erogenous bomb. At once fantastical and cruelly real, Exiled from Almost Everywhere hurtles the reader through our troubled times in a Swiftian series of grisly cartoon screenshots.

Quarantine

Author: Juan Goytisolo
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ISBN: 9780704370722
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Quarantine from the Author: Juan Goytisolo.

Landscapes After The Battle

Author: Juan Goytisolo
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781852421137
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Landscapes After The Battle from the Author: Juan Goytisolo. Trapped in his apartment in an immigrant district of Paris, the narrator is far from the high life of museums, elegant restaurants and boutiques. Within this imprisonment, his thoughts oscillate between revolutionary terrorism and pre-pubescent sexuality - a concern he shares with Lewis Carroll. Mirroring the conventions of Arabic texts, Landscapes After the Battle is to be understood from the perspective of its end; an end where the relationship between writer, the reader and the written is revealed as playful and humorous. The appearance of the comic in a novel by Juan Goytisolo is unexpected; like Dracula at a haemophiliacs? convention.

Realms Of Strife

Author: Juan Goytisolo
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ISBN: 9780704327559
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Realms Of Strife from the Author: Juan Goytisolo.

Contemporary Authors 1945 To The Present

Author: Britannica Educational Publishing
Publisher: Britanncia Educational Publishing
ISBN: 1622750152
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Contemporary Authors 1945 To The Present from the Author: Britannica Educational Publishing. Contemporary literature encompasses so many genres, literary forms, and themes that it would seem almost impossible to identify a unifying thread between them. Yet in the tradition established by literary heavyweights who came before, modern writers of all stripes and backgrounds have continued to entertain and to confront the social, cultural, and psychological realities of the times—including everything from racial identity to war to technology—with their own flair and insight. The diversity of authors profiled herein—from Toni Morrison to Sylvia Plath to Stephen King to David Foster Wallace—attests to the scope and complexity of modern society.

Culture In Dark Times

Author: Jost Hermand
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 1782383859
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Culture In Dark Times from the Author: Jost Hermand. BETWEEN 1933 AND 1945 MEMBERS OF THREE GROUPS-THE Nazi fascists, Inner Emigration, and Exiles-fought with equal fervor over who could definitively claim to represent the authentically "great German culture," as it was culture that imparted real value to both the state and the individual. But when authorities made pronouncements about "culture" were they really talking about high art? This book analyzes the highly complex interconnections among the cultural-political concepts of these various ideological groups and asks why the most artistically ambitious art forms were viewed as politically important by all cultured (or even semi-cultured) Germans in the period from 1933 to 1945, with their ownership the object of a bitter struggle between key figures in the Nazi fascist regime, representatives of Inner Emigration, and Germans driven out of the Third Reich.

Forbidden Territory And Realms Of Strife

Author: Juan Goytisolo
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781859845554
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Forbidden Territory And Realms Of Strife from the Author: Juan Goytisolo. This masterful two-volume autobiography first published in the mid-1980s, broke new ground in Spanish letters with its introspective sexual and emotional honesty.

The Marx Family Saga

Author: Juan Goytisolo
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780571175789
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The Marx Family Saga from the Author: Juan Goytisolo. Surreal fiction from Juan Goytisolo, Spain's greatest living writer. A resurrected Karl and Jenny Marx sitting on their sofa in Hampstead watching a television documentary about the landing of Albanian refugees on a private Italian beach, flourishing photocopies of dollar bills in search of paradise Dallas. Find out how Karl reacts to the demise of the systems Josef Visionariovitch and Co. built on his word Read all about the family life of the Marxes, moving upmarket from Dean Street to Highgate and beyond, yet never free of the hock shop. Marx visits scenes of former triumphs in Moscow, where MacLenin T-shirts and harmburger freedom are all the rage, and returns to a Hampstead housewarming reception and ball filmed by the cameras for a Merchant-Ivoryish Red Baroness--which subsequently becomes the subject of a Saturday-night talk show featuring a feminist sexologist from UCLA, an anarchist from the Spanish Civil Bar, Bakunin . . . But the narrator's publisher, the urbane pipe-smoking Mr. Faulkner, wants a best-selling novel, a proper story with real facts and heart-rending descriptions of the Marx menage. Some hope

A Shortcut To Paradise

Author: Teresa Solana
Publisher: Bitter Lemon Press
ISBN: 1904738796
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A Shortcut To Paradise from the Author: Teresa Solana. A satirical romp and suspenseful mystery set in the literary world of Barcelona.

The Exile And The Sorcerer

Author: Jane Fletcher
Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Inc
ISBN: 1602823529
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The Exile And The Sorcerer from the Author: Jane Fletcher. The quest for the stolen chalice is a sham - her family's excuse to get rid of Tevi. Exiled in a dangerous and confusing world filled with monsters, bandits, and sorcerers, Tevi battles demons within and without as she searches for her place in the strange new world. Jemeryl has her future planned out - a future that will involve minimal contact with ordinary folk who do not understand sorcerers. Her ambition is to lead a solitary life within the Coven and to devote herself to the study of magic. It is all very straightforward - until she meets Tevi. Two unlikely allies join forces to defeat an insidious evil and on the journey find one another.