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Sunday, 27 December

33. Orphanhood, Global Citizenship, and New Literary Cartographies in the Works of Roberto Bolaño

3:30–4:45 p.m., Washington C, Loews

A special session

Presiding: Agustin Pasten, North Carolina State Univ.

1. “From Putas asesinas to 2666: Errant Subjects in the Fiction of Roberto Bolaño,” Ignacio Lopez-Vicuna, Univ. of Vermont

2. “Roberto Bolaño and the Fall of the Lettered City,” Sandra Ivanna Garabano, Univ. of Texas, El Paso

3. “Literature’s Protean Function in the Narrative of Roberto Bolaño,” Agustin Pasten

For abstracts, write to japastenb@hotmail.com.

Author Comment
Subject: Roberto BolaƱo
This session was relevant to my reading of 'The Savage Detectives', which I considered experimental literature.

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