Severo Sarduy and the Neo-Baroque Image of Thought in the by Rolando Pérez PDF

By Rolando Pérez

ISBN-10: 155753604X

ISBN-13: 9781557536044

Severo Sarduy by no means loved an analogous point of notoriety as did different Latin American writers like García Márquez and Vargas-Llosa, and his compatriot, Cabrera-Infante. nevertheless, he by no means lacked for great serious interpretations of his paintings from critics like Roberto González Echevarría, René Prieto, Gustavo Guerrero, and different respected students. lacking, in spite of the fact that, from what's in a different way a powerful physique of serious remark, is a examine of the significance of portray and structure, to start with, to his conception, and secondly, to his inventive paintings. for you to fill this lacuna in Sarduy experiences, Rolando Pérez’s booklet undertakes a severe method of Sarduy’s essays—Barroco, Escrito sobre un cuerpo, “Barroco y neobarroco,” and los angeles simulación—from the stand element of artwork background. usually missed in Sarduy reviews is the truth that the twenty-three-year-old Sarduy left Cuba for Paris in 1961 to review now not literature yet paintings background, incomes the similar of a Master’s measure from the École du Louvre with a thesis on Roman artwork. And but it was once the artwork of the Italian Renaissance (e.g., the work in addition to the bright and various treatises on linear standpoint made from the fifteenth to the sixteenth century) and what Sarduy known as the Italian, Spanish, and colonial Baroque or “neo-baroque” visually dependent aesthetic that him and to which he devoted such a lot of pages. in brief, no booklet on Sarduy beforehand has traced the multifaceted paintings historic history that expert the paintings of this tough and interesting author. And notwithstanding Severo Sarduy and the Neo-Baroque picture of concept within the visible Arts is way from being an advent, it will likely be a booklet that many a critic of Sarduy and the Latin American “baroque” will seek advice in years to come.

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