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By Joanna Page

With a burgeoning educational curiosity in Latin American technological know-how fiction and cyberfiction and in representations of technological know-how and expertise in Latin American literature and cinema, this booklet provides new knowing to the transforming into 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 conception in Argentina continually hire theories and versions 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 ecu and North American literary and philosophical texts as metaphors for the inadequacy of our epistemological instruments to probe the world’s complexity. notwithstanding, in fresh Argentine fiction, those generalizations are positioned to very diverse makes use of: to map out the possibility of inventive creativity and regeneration in instances of drawback. 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 platforms, chaos, emergence, and complexity to counter proclamations of the top of philosophy or the exhaustion of literature within the postmodern era.

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

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