Chilean Culture, Economics, and the Neoliberal Transition
Publication Year: 2013
Published by: University of Pittsburgh Press
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The ground for this project was prepared at least as far back as 1995 at a conference in Santiago that Alberto Moreiras participated in while I was a student at the Universidad de Chile. The talk Alberto gave is now a widely ...
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The ground for this project was prepared at least as far back as 1995 at a conference in Santiago that Alberto Moreiras participated in while I was a student at the Universidad de Chile. The talk Alberto gave is now a widely cited and influential piece of the postdictatorship archive, and it proved to be particularly influential for me because it ...
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When the Chilean philosopher Patricio Marchant reflects on why after fifteen years of university life dedicated to studying philosophy and psychoanalysis, he decided to devote himself to Gabriela Mistralâs thinking and Mistral that is the book Sobre arboles y madres), he recalls a gift given to him many years earlier by his first philosophy teacher: ...
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According to the poet Pablo Neruda, JosÃ© Donoso was destined to write âthe great Chilean social novel.â1 Yet instead of being recognized as the Chilean Balzac, Donoso has perhaps become best known for his literary projectâs modernist disarticulation of the very possibility of a realist novel capable of accessing a vision of totality. This focus ...
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AndrÃ©s Woodâs celebrated 2004 film Machuca presents a revisionist reading of the history of Chileâs Popular Unity period. It is a reading of history that suggests that the social transformations advanced by the Chilean socialist revolution were annulled in a single instance of violence. In the filmâs penultimate scene, Gonzalo Infanteâthe young ...
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Restitution, as a restoration to a previous state or as a giving of an equivalent for a past crime, is a politics marked by its own impossibility. This impossibility, which is firmly lodged in the very heart of the restitutional project, betrays its reparational efforts at every turn, constantly conjuring up the specter of the irreparable and ...
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Neoliberalism is too often invoked as either the explanation or the problem, as something that has exhausted itself or that has been all too triumphant. It is for this project precisely what remains to be explained. Taking a cue from the work that Michel Foucault began to explore in his 1978 seminar on neoliberal governmentality, where he ...
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I begin with what may appear to be an unlikely starting point for a discussion of the relation between neoliberalism and the military coup: a debate over conflicting interpretations of Gabriela Mistralâs poetry. The debate is one that transpired within the pages of the journal Estudios PÃºblicos in 1985â86 and was ignited by a review that ...
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Page Count: 144
Publication Year: 2013
Series Title: Illuminations: Cultural Formations of the Americas
Series Editor Byline: John Beverley and Sarah Castro-Klaren, Editors