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Empathic Cosmopolitanism

A REVIEW BY SUSAN ANTEBI

Cosmopolitan Desires: Global Modernity and World Literature in Latin America
By Mariano Siskind
Northwestern University Press, 2014

In January 2015, shortly after terrorist attacks in Paris, the slogan “Je suis Charlie” began to circulate on Twitter and to...

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For the Love of Lucy

A REVIEW BY PEDRO REINA-PÉREZ

Doña Lucía: La Biografía no Autorizada
By Alejandra Matus
Santiago de Chile: Ediciones B, 2013, 279 pages

The day Lucía Hiriart returned to her native Chile from Ecuador in 1959 was not a happy one. With five young children in tow, she and her husband...

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