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Juan E. De Castro

JUAN E. DE CASTRO is an Associate Professor in Literary Studies at Eugene Lang College, The New School, where he is Chair of Literature and co-Chair of Literary Studies. He is the author of three books, including Mario Vargas Llosa: Public Intellectual in Neoliberal Latin America (2011). With Nicholas Birns, he recently edited Roberto Bolaño as World Literature (2017).

NEW WORLD POSTCOLONIAL: JAMES W. FUERST with Juan E. De Castro

The Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (1539 – 1616) is an iconic figure in Peru, where soccer teams, stadiums, city streets, and a universityare named after him, and more generally throughout Latin America, where he is often seen as a founding figure of the region’s literary and cultural tradition, although he is hardly known in North America.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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