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Nazi Literature in the Americas (1996) [Novel]
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Nazi Literature in the Americas presents itself as an encyclopedia of extremely right-wing writers. Composed of short biographies of pan-American authors (the nations with the most representatives are Argentina, with eight, and the USA, with seven), Nazi Literature describes, in fourteen thematic sections, the writers' lives, politics, and literary works. It includes bibliographies, cross-references, and an epilogue ("For Monsters"). Although the writers are invented, they are all carefully and credibly situated in real literary worlds: Bolano's characters encounter Allen Ginsberg, Octavio Paz, and Lezama Lima. Remarkably inventive, chilling, and witty, Nazi Literature in the Americas offers keen insights into the workings of an extraordinary fecund literary imagination.

Original title: Literatura nazi en América
Original languages: Spanish


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classicsPost-modern, Avant-garde, & Experimental

Edition #1: Nazi Literature in the Americas

Nazi Literature in the Americas (2008)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Christopher Andrews
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Nazi Literature in the Americas (May 29, 2009)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: New Directions
ISBN: 0811217949
Dimensions: 5.2 x 79 x 0.7 in
Pages: 240

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