Minima Cuba: Heretical Poetics and Power in Post-Soviet Cuba

History and LiteraturePower and BiopoliticsPeriodizationBlood and Sacrifice in the SixtiesThe Critical and Mythical EightiesThe Poetry Boom of the Eighties and NinetiesThe Poetics of SamizdatsA Melancholic RevolutionBiopoliticsHumanism, Irony, and the End of LiteratureIdeology and PsychoanalysisSovereignty of ViolenceDivine and Ethical ViolenceViolence and the Trope of BloodSacrifice and the Logic of Exchange and HeroismOut of Bondage and the New ConsciousnessThe Melancholic Tropology of the Guevarian New ManCultural Debates of the SixtiesIdealism and MaterialismConclusionViolence and Melancholia in the Eighties and NinetiesThe Revolutionary Legacy DebtsThe EightiesNarcissus in the Presence of the Specular AbyssPostorigenista PoetrySpurned Love: Memory, Dialectics, and InsularismMemory and the Fantasy of Its LossThe Horizon, the Black Sun, or the Utopia of the MelancholicThe Cultural History of the Eighties and NinetiesThe Azotea and Proyecto DiAspora(s)DiAspora(s) and VanguardismProyecto DiAspora(s) and the Poetics of ViolenceThe Revolution as the SublimePoesis of ThoughtPoetics of DefacementBiopolitics and the Revival of Jose Lezama Lima in the Eighties and the NinetiesBiopolitical PoliciesState Biopolitics and Representations of the Body in Lezama’s CriticismPrerevolution and RevolutionThe Forties and Fifties: Cultural and National Readings of LezamaThe First Revolutionary YearsDeadening Lezama in the Sixties and SeventiesThe Eighties and NinetiesThe Body: Biopolitics in Official Criticism of Lezama in the NinetiesThe Revival of Lezama by the Children of the RevolutionThe Body, Pleasure, and Baroque: Lezamian Poetics of the Early NinetiesBare Life and Proyecto Diaspora(s): The Erasure of the Baroque BodyBare Life or the SchizoAnimality and HumanityConclusionHumanism, Irony, and the End of LiteratureHumanism and PaideiaThe Origins of PaideiaPaideia: A Program for Cultural Politics.Humanism and Literature as Praxis in Proyecto PaideiaPaideia and Civil SocietyIrony in the Proyecto Diaspora(s)Choteo, Irony as Pathos, and BuffoIrony as Parabasis of AllegorySchizophrenia and the Proyecto Diaspora(s)The Limits of the War Machine as a Political ConceptSchizophrenia and the End of Literature: Juan Carlos FloresRepetition of History: Circularity and ImmanenceThe Law and the Absence of the Primordial SignifierAfterwordWorks Cited
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