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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Henry Morello marked it as to-read Jul 06, Senselessness is the English translation of the novel Insensatezoriginally written in Spanish by Salvadoran writer Horacio Castellanos Moya. The narrator has agreed to edit an eleven-hundred-page report documenting: Helen Lozano rated it really liked it Oct 28, It is an effective small novella of confronting the outrages committed in, and history of, Central America, a flailing attempt to come to some grips with it — concluding abruptly with an email message the narrator receives, that ends with an appropriate summing-up: Zonia rated it really liked it Oct 02, Najla Gomez added it Jan 09, David Morales rated it it was amazing Mar 30, Isa Castaneda rated it liked it Jun 20, Dec 31, Ruben Lozano Aguilera rated it liked it.




Faced with all these stories, the narrator can only wonder about the absurdity of it all, and finds himself not too complete in mind either. Charlotte rated moyq it was amazing Aug 30, The writer becomes mesmerized by the poetic phrases written by the indigenous people and becomes increasingly paranoid and frightened, not only by the spellbinding words he must read, but also by the murders and generals that run his country. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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: Lorena Ochoa added it Feb 06, Thomas Bernhard en San Salvador. Prismo marked it as to-read Apr 16, May 07, Manuel Romero rated it really liked ihsensatez. The narrator’s life around the project is also in some disarray, from petty gossip ineensatez in a newspaper column to undermine him to his sexual mis- adventures.

Ricardo Corea rated it really liked it Jun 29, Sergio29 marked it as to-read Oct 29, Senselessness by Horacio Castellanos Moya.


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Labanya Unni marked it as to-read Sep 04, Please note that these ratings solely represent the complete review ‘s biased interpretation and subjective opinion of the mlya reviews and do not claim to accurately reflect or represent the views of the reviewers. He finds the job to be bigger than he had been led to believe it would be — and considerably more harrowing.

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