Mapping Urban Sites of Resistance in Diamela Eltit's Los vigilantes

Selimović, Inela
April 2010
Confluencia;Spring2010, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p122
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
A literary criticism of the book "Los Vigilantes" by Diamela Eltit is presented. The author examines the novel's portrayal of city life and urban communities in light of city spaces and laws, focusing particularly on the experiences of homeless persons. The concept of nomadic mobility as portrayed in the novel is also examined. Several themes are discussed, including isolation, resistance, and defiance.


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