First published in Spanish in and previously untranslated, Fantomas versus the Multinational Vampires is Julio Cortázar’s genre-jumping mash-up of his. A review, and links to other information about and reviews of Fantomas versus the Multinational Vampires by Julio Cortázar. Fantômas & the Avant-Garde. Vampiros. The cover of Julio Cortázar’s novella Fantomas contra los vampiros multinacionales (Fantomas versus the.

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Return to Book Page. Fantomas Versus the Multinational Vampires: Read some of Cortazar’s short stories and they confounded me, not really making me feel good or bad, but like a puzzle that I wanted to figure out that I couldn’t.

Precisely because of that, it doesn’t work as a fleshed out narrative for me. It goes down easy, but it’s probably best appreciated by Cortazar completists.

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The Puterbaugh Fellow by. Interspersed with actual comic strips and newspaper clippings, this is almost a primer for neoliberal globalization for the pulp reader.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. In any case, he’s never so shrill about politics as to lose his self-deprecating sense of humor, such as in relating his unsuccessful attempts to attract a blonde sitting across from him in his train compartment, or how he paced around in his apartment “smoking in the manner one learns cottazar suspense films.

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For my full review go to http: It’s beautifully done, the result: This book from is a great example: Fantomas versus the Multinational Vampires – Canada. The text, comic, and images blend very well to convey Cortazar’s message against external meddling in Latin American countries, and the corruption that is propagated by this meddling.

An indelible piece of metafiction, hilarious and topical. It’ll be less attractive to readers without the pictures.

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I think I need to read more Cortazar and come back to this, or more Latin American authors in general, I’ve only barely scratched the surface. An enjoyable experiment in layout and content, though honestly I found it confusing to follow most of the time. Skip to content April 25, May 12, tolmsted. View all 5 comments.


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Digo yopor que no te dan para leer esto en el secundario. Cortazar had just taken part in a real, if totally ceremonial, critique of America, so he was probably just exhausted when he wrote this.

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