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Articles by Bolívar Echeverría
NLR 79, January-February 2013, pp. 123-126in
Subjects: History and Historiography , Philosophy
Is the book-reader an endangered species? Bolívar Echeverría traces the emergence of the individual reading subject within the maelstrom of capitalist modernity, linking their fates to argue against Homo legens’s imminent demise.Read this article or download a PDF file
NLR 70, July-August 2011, pp. 53-61in
Subjects: Latin America and the Caribbean
In his final essay, the late Bolívar Echeverría considers the bicentennial history of Latin America’s oligarchic states. While elites stage empty rituals of affirmation, might the continent’s marginalized majorities be reimagining national identity?Read this article or download a PDF file