After Human Rights: Literature, Visual Arts, and Film in by Fernando J. Rosenberg

By Fernando J. Rosenberg

Fernando J. Rosenberg explores Latin American creative construction fascinated about the potential of justice after the institution, upward thrust, and ebb of the human rights narrative round the flip of the final century. sooner than this, key literary and creative tasks articulated Latin American modernity by way of trying to handle and complement the state’s lack of ability to embrace and enact justice.

            Rosenberg argues that because the subject matters of emancipation, identification, and revolution now not outline social issues, Latin American inventive creation is now positioned at some degree the place the common sense and stipulations of marketization intersect with the inspiration of rights during which matters outline themselves politically. Rosenberg grounds his learn in discussions of literature, movie, and visible paintings (novels of political refoundations, fictions of fact and reconciliation, visible arts according to instances of disappearance, motion pictures approximately police violence, creative collaborations with police forces, and judicial documentaries). In doing so, he offers a hugely unique exam of the paradoxical calls for on present inventive works to provide either capital price and foster human dignity.

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