Poetry in Pieces: César Vallejo and Lyric Modernity by Michelle Clayton

By Michelle Clayton

Set opposed to the cultural and political backdrop of interwar Europe and the Americas, Poetry in Pieces is the 1st significant examine of the Peruvian poet César Vallejo (1892–1938) to seem in English in additional than thirty years. Vallejo lived and wrote in particular settings—Peru and Paris—which have been regularly crisscrossed through new advancements in aesthetics, politics, and practices of way of life; his poetry and prose consequently have to be learn in reference to modernity in all its varieties and areas. Michelle Clayton combines shut readings of Vallejo’s writings with cultural, old, and theoretical research, connecting Vallejo—and Latin American poetry—to the wider landscape of foreign modernism and the avant-garde, and to writers and artists equivalent to Rainer Maria Rilke, James Joyce, Georges Bataille, and Charlie Chaplin. Poetry in Pieces sheds new mild on one of many key figures in twentieth-century Latin American literature, whereas exploring methods of rethinking the parameters of foreign lyric modernity.

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