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Juan Goytisolo and the Poetics of Contagion: The Evolution of a Radical Aesthetic in the Later Novels Stanley Black

Juan Goytisolo and the Poetics of Contagion: The Evolution of a Radical Aesthetic in the Later Novels

Stanley Black

Published May 14th 2014
ISBN : 9781846313387
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273 pages
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Juan Goytisolo is arguably SpainOCOs foremost contemporary novelist. This book is one of the few major studies in English to examine all of his mature works, from Seas de identidad in 1966 to Las semanas del jard n, published in 1997. It focuses onMoreJuan Goytisolo is arguably SpainOCOs foremost contemporary novelist. This book is one of the few major studies in English to examine all of his mature works, from Seas de identidad in 1966 to Las semanas del jard n, published in 1997. It focuses on the interface between the thematic content of the novels and its formal expression, viewing this as the crucial nexus of their meaning. GoytisoloOCOs writing is, in his own words, a OCycommitment of myself OC for a transformation of the worldOCO. The Poetics of Contagion dissects the nature of the relationship between writer and reader to show how GoytisoloOCOs political commitment is reflected in his work.