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The Insubordination of Signs: Political Change, Cultural Transformation, and Poetics of the Crisis
Nelly Richard is one of the most prominent cultural theorists writing in Latin America today. As a participant in Chile’s neo-avantgarde, Richard worked to expand the possibilities for cultural debate within the constraints imposed by the Pinochet dictatorship (1973–1990), and she has continued to offer incisive commentary about the country’s transition to democracy. Well ...more
Paperback, 152 pages
Published March 23rd 2004 by Duke University Press Books
(first published March 2nd 2004)
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elegantly translated academic investigation of signs, literature, and politics focusing on Chile in the 1980s. none of these articles go deeply into a particular topic because she's interested in big themes like memory.