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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Dec 25, Doraly Arjona alcocer rated it it was amazing. It’s too bad I’m no good at drawing — if I were I’d hurry up and prepare the second part of the story, the real story. Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs.

My Favorite Thing Is Monsters. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Be the first to ask a question about Fantomas contra los vampiros multinacionales. In an appendix, Semiotext e includes excerpts from the findings of the tribunal. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Pick up The Curious Misadventures of Dr. He soon finds out the comic is more true-to-life than seems possible, getting a call from Susan Sontag when he coetazar home — amusingly getting ahead of himself, as he hasn’t quite gotten to that point in fantomad comic-book story; Sontag tells him to go on reading until he’s caught up and then call her back.

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Not at all where I would start with this author, but if you enjoy his work and haven’t picked this one up yet admittedly one of his most obscure titles don’t hesitate! A bit simply summing up, the narrator tells Fantomas: To ask other readers questions about Fantomas contra los vampiros multinacionalesplease sign up.


From an angry Sontag, laid up in hospital with two broken legs as she is in the fantomzs to Moravia bemoaning the loss of all his books — ” Porca madonnamy books!!

What are whole libraries worth if they’re only available to a few? Fantomas versus the Multinational Vampires: What are books compared to those who read them, Julio?

Because if Susan were truly being forthright she would have explained that the destruction of libraries was actually a distraction, rather than a prologue. Return to Book Page. A Conversation with Ronit Matalon. Essential book for those who see culture as an essential tool to educate, and be creative at ckrtazar same time. You’re a bit depressed after hearing all the testimony, and you’re doubly depressed because the conclusions of the Tribunal are purely symbolic and will not likely lead to any real changes.

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Maybe I wasn’t alone in getting the impression that he was a depressing read. Induring an experiment cortaxar combine Mexican pulp comics with postmodern literature, a bolt of lightning struck Cortazar and like Athena from Zeus, from his mind sprung Cesar Aira. Keep on fightin the good fight Fantomas. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Lists with This Book.

Precisely because of that, it doesn’t work as a fleshed out narrative for me.

Which brings us to the Second Russell Tribunal. Fantomas contro i vampiri multinazionali – Italia. Home May May Book Reviews. Fantomws who viewed this item also viewed. The full comic, issue of “Fantomas, La amenaza elegante” [Fantomas, the elegant menace], is available online in Spanish from a blog called “mundofantomas;” it includes some additional enjoyable panels about Brecht, especially. It goes down easy, but it’s probably best appreciated by Cortazar completists.


We get more upset fantomws the loss of a single book than about hunger in Ethiopia — it’s logical and understandable and monstrous at the same time. All Fires the Fire.

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He’s embarrassed to be seen reading a comic book in the train, but this story of bibliocide — the large-scale destruction and disappearance of books everywhere — makes for a decent plot; still, distracted by the attractivehigh-heeled woman opposite him, he only gets so far in the story before they arrive in Paris.

One of these items ships sooner than the other. 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.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Part repurposing of a superhero comic, part political polemic, and part melancholy whatsit – I’m thrilled this rare Cortazar title has finally been translated into English. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Authors and journalists are assaulted and tortured if they try to write new books.

Other Reviews in this Issue. We join our hero in a time of trouble: