iván BRAVE

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“From New York to Taipei”: a Reflection on Tao Lin’s Latest Novel (and its audience reception)

12 May 2019
“From New York to Taipei”: a Reflection on Tao Lin’s Latest Novel (and its audience reception)

To borrow from a professor of mine, about analyzing literature, you should do three things to understand and share your understanding of a work: 1. Quote it. 2. Comment on it. 3. Question it. With this formula, the QCQ, let us speak to this 2013 novel about a writer who descends into hallucinatory darkness, predilection […]

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Excerpt from “Ojos de Malaquita”

19 May 2019
Excerpt from “Ojos de Malaquita”

I’ve realized that there is no point in occulting any more on this page, or any page really. After all, I can always delete the extremes, though I’ll try not to. Yeah. This’ll be the only fully autobiographical work I’ll write. The truest to the details. But for that reason, I do not intend on […]

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