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The Letter of Violence: Essays on Narrative, Ethics and Politics Idelber Avelar

The Letter of Violence: Essays on Narrative, Ethics and Politics

Idelber Avelar

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This book traces the theory of violence from nineteenth-century symmetrical warfare through todays warfare of electronics and unbalanced numbers. Surveying such luminaries as Walter Benjamin, Frantz Fanon, Hannah Arendt, Paul Virilio, and JacquesMoreThis book traces the theory of violence from nineteenth-century symmetrical warfare through todays warfare of electronics and unbalanced numbers. Surveying such luminaries as Walter Benjamin, Frantz Fanon, Hannah Arendt, Paul Virilio, and Jacques Derrida, Avelar also offers a discussion of theories of torture and confession, the work of Roman Polanski and Borges, and a meditation on the rise of the novel in Colombia.