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By Joanna Page

With a burgeoning educational curiosity in Latin American technology fiction and cyberfiction and in representations of technological know-how and expertise in Latin American literature and cinema, this e-book 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 idea in Argentina always hire theories and types 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. in spite of the fact that, in fresh Argentine fiction, those generalizations are placed to very diversified makes use of: to map out the possibility of inventive creativity and regeneration in occasions of challenge. web page makes a speciality of texts through modern Argentine writers Ricardo Piglia, Guillermo Marti´nez and Marcelo Cohen, which draw on theories of formal structures, chaos, emergence, and complexity to counter proclamations of the tip of philosophy or the exhaustion of literature within the postmodern era.

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

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