Peripheral (Post) Modernity: The Syncretist Aesthetics of Borges, Piglia, Kalokyris and Kyriakidis

By Eleni Kefala

Are there things like peripheral modernity and postmodernity? This groundbreaking publication specializes in the notions of modernity and postmodernity in nations that by no means ahead of were studied relatively: Argentina and Greece. It examines theories of the postmodern and the issues focused on utilising them to the hybrid and sui generis cultural phenomena of the «periphery». concurrently it bargains a thrilling perception into the paintings of Jorge Luis Borges, Ricardo Piglia, Dimitris Kalokyris and Achilleas Kyriakidis, whose syncretist aesthetics are symptomatic of the blending up of alternative and infrequently adverse aesthetic ideas and traditions that ensue in «peripheral» destinations. This ebook may be very worthwhile to students and scholars of Latin American, sleek Greek and comparative literature in addition to to these attracted to Borges reviews.

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