Cabecitas negras, Villas miseria and Visual Culture: Urban Poverty and National Identity in 1950's Argentina
IPFW Humanities Interest Research Group
Fort Wayne, IN
I examine Bernardo Verbitsky's novel Villa miseria también es América and its relationship to the anti-Peronist political and cultural revolution by reading it with collages made in the same period by the Argentine visual artist Kenneth Kemble.
poverty, aesthetics, national identity
Arts and Humanities | Latin American Literature | Spanish and Portuguese Language and Literature
Stephen M. Buttes (2012).
Cabecitas negras, Villas miseria and Visual Culture: Urban Poverty and National Identity in 1950's Argentina. Presented at IPFW Humanities Interest Research Group, Fort Wayne, IN.