Senselessness, Horacio Castellanos Moya (Katherine Silver, trans.) New Directions. pp, $ Senselessness is the first novel by Honduras-born Horacio. The present study examines Horacio Castellanos Moya’s Insensatez in relation to recent criticism that has read the novel either as. A Reasonable Senselessness: Madness, Sovereignty and Neoliberal Reason in Horacio Castellanos Moya’s Insensatez.

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Trying to insensatwz all your book preview and review needs. The narrator’s life around the project is also in some disarray, from petty gossip spread in a newspaper column to undermine him to his sexual mis- adventures. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.

Larisa marked it as to-read Jun 12, Language Spanish View all editions Prev Next edition 2 of 2. Brian added it Apr 22, Senselessness is narrated by an author who, like Castellanos Moya, has had to leave his native El Salvador because of something he wrote that upset a great many people — in the narrator’s case, an article claiming: On Lessons Learned and Not Learn One person found this helpful.

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For the moment I found myself in an uncomfortable situation, for there is nothing more repulsive to me than a woman who cries as a result of her own stupidity and who in addition asks for my commiseration, but at the cadtellanos time nothing so stimulates my fantasies as the possibility of fornicating with a good-looking girl recently abandoned because of her own stupidity whom I could delightfully take advantage of during the act of love.

A sex-obsessed lush of a writer is employed by the Catholic Church to edit and tidy up a 1, page report on the army’s massacre and torture of the indigenous villagers a decade earlier. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Muy buen libro, la historia es un balance ideal entre la historia y la novela, tiene momentos muy ingeniosos. May 07, Manuel Romero rated insfnsatez really liked it. Please note that these ratings solely represent the complete review ‘s biased interpretation and subjective opinion of the actual reviews and do not claim to accurately reflect or represent the views of the reviewers.

Senselessness by Horacio Castellanos Moya

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Senselessness – Horacio Castellanos Moya

Labanya Unni marked it as to-read Sep 04, The novel is a book full of senselessness — of the atrocities that were committed, and of trying to deal with them in any manner.


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Open Preview See a Problem? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He is not pleased about being employed on a project of the “perfidious Catholic Church” — and to find himself working in the archbishop’s palace, no less — and not too comfortable in a country where those responsible for the atrocities the manuscript he is working on documents still wield most of the power.

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