Category Archives: Gustavo Faverón Patriau

OPEN LETTER TO GUSTAVO FAVERON

Dear Gustavo, In early 2011, while I was in the middle of translating your novel EL ANTICUARIO, you candidly asked me why I had taken the task upon myself, and at the time – as far as I recall – … Continue reading

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GOOD MORNING, DARK TIMES – Gustavo Faverón Patriau

PUTTING AN END TO MEDIOCRITY IN PERU Looking at the Peruvian electoral results, there are a number of evident truths that, in the light of day, are painful to see. The first of these is the fact that a large … Continue reading

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GOTHIC HORROR TODAY

As I am halfway through a translation of Gustavo Faverón Patriau’s novel, El anticuario / The Antiquarian, I recently wrote a review with several lengthier passages of translation for the Barner Books Blog. I thought I might post an excerpt … Continue reading

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El Anticuario – The Elastic Imagination of Gustavo Faverón

In October of 2010, Peruvian writer Gustavo Faverón published El Anticuario (The Antiquarian), his first novel and one that is sure to leave its mark on the long and rich tradition of Latin American fiction. While Faverón is best known … Continue reading

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Medeival Evo – Gustavo Faverón Patriau (2)

 This is the second of two posts by Gustavo Faverón Patriau that first appeared on his blog Puente aéreo. In this article, Patriau gets at the heart of Bolivia’s new law against racism & discrimination by showing that it is in … Continue reading

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Medieval Evo – Gustavo Faverón Patriau

This is the first of two posts by Gustavo Faverón Patriau that first appeared on his blog Puente aéreo. Peruvian novelist, critic and Assistant Professor of Romance Languages at Bowdoin College, Patriau has analyzed the discourse of censorship in recent … Continue reading

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