Thursday, September 9, 2010

1963: The Clown to Rayuela.

Purpose of this blog: Brief summaries of World, British and American literary classics for English majors.

Heinrich Boll. German. 1963. Novel. The Clown. Attack on post-war Germany’s materialistic values, forgetting Nazi past, complacency of the Catholic Church.

Julio Cortazar. Argentine. 1963. Novel. Rayuela. Argentine intellectual leads bohemian existence in Paris. Back in Buenos Aires, eventually his games of alienation lead to madness

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