Around the World: Russia, Denmark, Argentina, Mexico




Around the World: Russia, Denmark, Argentina, Mexico by Jeffrey Zuckerman, Kevin Moss, Pedja Jurisic, Víctor Rodríguez Núñez & Katherine M. Hedeen

March 23rd, 2014 reset - +

In this month's edition of "Around the World," a very special tribute to celebrated poet Juan Gelman from two of his close friends: Katherine M. Hedeen and Víctor Rodríguez Núñez. In addition: Kevin Moss considers the status of gay life in Russia in his review of Gay Propaganda: Russia Love Stories; Pedja Jurisic reports from Copenhagen on the rise of teen poet sensation Yahya Hassan, whose rage-fueled poetry has electrified Denmark; and Jeffrey Zuckerman surveys the work and personality of Mario Bellatin, a leading Spanish-language fiction writer who has published dozens of novellas. 

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"Juan Gelman or 'about a truth that didn’t believe in death'" by Katherine M. Hedeen and Víctor Rodríguez Núñez

 

 

   

Hassan, Yahya

 

 "All the Rage in Denmark: Yahya Hassan and the Danish Integration Debate" by Pedja Jurisic

    

 

Bellatin, Mario

 

 

"I Sing the Body Prosthetic: On Mario Bellatin’s Mishima’s Illustrated Biography" by Jeffrey Zuckerman

 

 

Gay Propaganda

 

 

 

"When Gay Russia Speaks" by Kevin Moss

 

 

 

 

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