Ximena Briceño, Lecturer of Latin American Literature and Culture at Stanford University, will be presenting on “Amphibian Encounters: Del Toro through Cortázar". In her talk, Ximena Briceño will offer a reading of The Shape of Water, the 2017 movie directed by Guillermo del Toro, through the lenses of the Argentinian writer Julio Cortázar (1914-1984) and his short story “Axolotl".
In preparation for the talk and the subsequent discussion, please find the readings containing “Axolotl”, accompanied by its English translation, here.
Register in advance here.
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