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About Ben Bollig

Ben Bollig teaches Spanish at Oxford. His book, 'Politics and Public Space in Contemporary Argentine Poetry.' The Lyric and the State is published later this year by Palgrave Macmillan. His translation of Cristian Aliaga’s The Foreign Passion was published by Influx in Spring 2016.
Latest Posts | By Ben Bollig
Dead Girls: Femicide in Argentina
7 months ago

Dead Girls: Femicide in Argentina

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In June 2015, thousands of Argentines took to the streets of Buenos Aires to protest against gender violence. The demonstrations had been called by reporters and activists, rallying around the …
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Returning to Form: New Poetry from Argentina
1 year ago

Returning to Form: New Poetry from Argentina

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IN ARTURO CARRERA’S 2001 anthology of contemporary poetry, Monstruos, the influential Argentine writer Alejandro Rubio stated that, “Lyric poetry is dead. Who has the time, with cable TV and FM …
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