Vol. VI, #2 Italo Calvino

“English Editions of Italo Calvino’s Fiction” Harry Mathews, “La Camera Ardente” Jerry A. Varsava, “Calvino’s Combinative Aesthetics: Theory and Practice” Sorel Thompson Friedman, “t zero: Italo Calvino’s Minimalist Narratives” John Earl Joseph, “Man, History, Subject, Object: Calvino in Crisis” Franco Read on! →

Vol. IV, #2 Juan Goytisolo / Ishmael Reed

Julio Ortega, “An Interview with Juan Goytisolo” Juan Goytisolo, “A Cervantine Reading of Three Trapped Tigers“ Juan Goytisolo, “Literature Pursued by Politics” Juan Goytisolo, “Language, Ideal Beauty, and Effective Reality” Juan Goytisolo, “Vicissitudes of Mudejarism: Juan Ruiz, Cervantes, Galdos” Luigi Read on! →

Reading Guide

Context N°12 We asked our academic advisors to name which literary works all students should read. The following list of their responses is run annually to introduce new readers to the aesthetic tradition that CONTEXT supports. Literary Works All Students Read on! →

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The Vineland Papers

The publication of Thomas Pynchon’s novel Vineland in 1990, 17 years after his epochal Gravity’s Rainbow, received unprecedented attention from the media and tens of thousands of readers, all wondering why the novel was so long in the making and… Read on! →

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The Vineland Papers

The publication of Thomas Pynchon’s novel Vineland in 1990, 17 years after his epochal Gravity’s Rainbow, received unprecedented attention from the media and tens of thousands of readers, all wondering why the novel was so long in the making and… Read on! →