Politics in a Small Room: Subterranean Babel in Piglia's El camino de Ida

@article{Kelman2020PoliticsIA,
  title={Politics in a Small Room: Subterranean Babel in Piglia's El camino de Ida},
  author={David Kelman},
  journal={The Yearbook of Comparative Literature},
  year={2020},
  volume={63},
  pages={179 - 201}
}
  • D. Kelman
  • Published 1 June 2020
  • Art
  • The Yearbook of Comparative Literature
Abstract:Ricardo Piglia's El camino de Ida (2013) is a meditation on the global shift from a political sovereignty that depends on visibility and height to a mode of political action that is as violent as it is "invisible." In other words, we witness a shift from the Tower of Babel to what Franz Kafka called "the pit of Babel," a digging downwards that is also a mode of construction. While the age of literary modernity is very familiar with the figure of the isolated writer, political theory… 

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