Discourse Volume 32, Number 1, Winter 2010 (Benjamin in Latin America)

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Discourse Volume 32, Number 1

Discourse explores a variety of topics in contemporary cultural studies, theories of media and literature, and the politics of sexuality, including questions of language and psychoanalysis. The journal publishes valuable and innovative essays on a wide range of cultural phenomena, promoting theoretical approaches to literature, film, the visual arts, and related media.

Benjamin in Latin America
Edited by David Kelman (Guest Co-editor) and Carl Good 

Introduction: Walter Benjamin in Latin America
David Kelman

In/Comparable Intoxications: Walter Benjamin Revisited from the Hemispheric South
Hermann Herlinghaus 

Reading Benjamin in Mexico: Bolívar Echeverría and the Tasks of Latin American Philosophy
Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado

Walter Benjamin and the Mexican Revolution: A Meditation on the "Theses on the Philosophy of History" and Diego Rivera's Murals
Horacio Legrás

The Question of Awakening in Postdictatorship Times: Reading Walter Benjamin with Diamela Eltit
Susana Draper

Seduction, Constellation, Illumination: The Afterlife of Walter Benjamin in the Writings of Sergio Pitol
Raúl Rodríguez-Hernández 



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