Creativity and Science in Contemporary Argentine Literature: by Joanna Page

By Joanna Page

With a burgeoning educational curiosity in Latin American technology fiction and cyberfiction and in representations of technological know-how and expertise in Latin American literature and cinema, this publication provides new realizing to the growing to be physique of interdisciplinary paintings at the dating among literature and technological know-how in postmodern culture.

Joanna web page examines how modern fiction and literary idea in Argentina continuously hire theories and types from arithmetic and technological know-how to probe the character of innovation and evolution in literature. Theories of incompleteness, uncertainty, and chaos are frequently mobilized in eu and North American literary and philosophical texts as metaphors for the inadequacy of our epistemological instruments to probe the world’s complexity. even if, in contemporary Argentine fiction, those generalizations are placed to very various makes use of: to map out the opportunity of creative creativity and regeneration in occasions of situation. web page makes a speciality of texts by way of modern Argentine writers Ricardo Piglia, Guillermo Marti´nez and Marcelo Cohen, which draw on theories of formal structures, chaos, emergence, and complexity to counter proclamations of the tip of philosophy or the exhaustion of literature within the postmodern era.

This publication makes an important contribution to our figuring out of the way newness and creativity were theorized, tracing usually unforeseen relationships among thinkers similar to Nietzsche, Deleuze, and the Russian Formalists. it's also the 1st time significant examine in English has been released at the paintings of Martínez, Piglia, or Cohen.

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