Sunday, April 18, 2010

A Reign Not of This World: On Juan Carlos Onetti - By Jonathan Blitzer (The Nation)

Juan Carlos Onetti was one of the most virtuosic Latin American writers of the twentieth century, yet his recognition in the English-speaking world is slight --  a vague impression left by sporadic and somewhat haphazard translations of his novels and stories, some mild academic interest in his fiction, and a crumb trail of biographical sketches or commentary ... read more

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  1. Thanks for sharing this excellent piece by literary researcher Jonathan Blitzer. I had the pleasure of working breifly with Jon last year. And as did the work he was putting out then, this piece demonstrates his extraordinarily meticulous knowledge of his subject (he must certainly be one of the world's foremost experts on Onetti) and his stunning talent and power as a writer in his ouwn right.



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