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Chats in the Stacks: Jonathan Monroe on Framing Roberto Bolaño: Poetry, Fiction, Literary History, Politics

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Olin Library, Room 107
Olin Library, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

To grasp the achievements of writer Roberto Bolaño, whose work encompasses both Europe and the Americas, one must understand not only poetry and fiction but also literary history and politics, argues Jonathan Monroe, a professor of comparative literature and a member of the graduate fields of comparative literature, English, and Romance studies at Cornell.

In this Chats in the Stacks talk, Monroe will discuss his new book, Framing Roberto Bolaño: Poetry, Fiction, Literary History, Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2019), which contributes to an expanded understanding of the entirety of Bolaño’s work and his importance within both hemispheric studies and world literature.

This book talk is sponsored by Olin Library. Light refreshments will be served.

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Author Appearance, Special Event, Presentation

Departments

English, Romance Studies, Comparative Literature, Latin American Studies Program (LASP), Cornell University Library

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complit, book talk

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#chatsinthestacks

Contact E-Mail

jl3378@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Jenny Leijonhufvud

Contact Phone

607-255-9998

Speaker

Jonathan Monroe

Speaker Affiliation

Comparative Literature and Romance Studies

Dept. Web Site

https://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/events

Disability Access Information

https://www.library.cornell.edu/services/disability

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Free and open to all

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