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Unformatted text preview: March 9, 2011 Lectures Notes • What did modern 20 th century literature start doing in the world? o Stopped being racist and classist, writing started seeing impoverished, indigenous, or black people as people and as people who had endured worlds of violence of racism, classism, violence, stemming from North American and European white people o But if we think of modern fiction and Latin America as part of the undeveloped west, think of emergence of women writers (Virginia Wolfe), however fear was the basis of fiction writing, individual risings up and taking control of their life, started by French Revolution ideas, and deep fear of those REolutionaries lead elite writers to use linear structure, ominscent, who never let people see their thoughts, playing with readers thoughts, never as a writer making him or herself vulnerable, what changed with writers like Faulkner and Wolfe was that they used techniques like movement through time and writer making his or her presence known, circular time (like Paz), Garcia-Marquez does not do any of...
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2011 for the course ARLT 100 taught by Professor Thompson during the Spring '07 term at USC.
- Spring '07