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Ximena Briceño

Lecturer of Latin American Literature and Culture

Ximena Briceño is Lecturer of Latin American Literature in the Department of Iberian and Latin American Cultures at Stanford University since 2008. She holds a Ph.D. from Cornell and a B.A.from Pontifica Universidad Católica del Perú. She specializes in modern Latin American literature and culture, with a concentration in the Andean region.

Her research engages theories of animality and cultural consumption. Her current book project studies the artistic retelling of Francis of Assisi’s life and miracles as literary motifs in Latin American literary works from the first half of the twentieth century.

Selected publications:

        “De animalidad y modos de estar en el mundo: Bellatin y Amorales.” De animales y mostruos. Museu D’Art Contemporari de Barcelona, 2012. 103-115.

       “La memoria en exhibición: El pasado y Museo de la revolución desde el Boom del Museo.” Nuevo Texto Crítico 23. 45-46 (2010): 337-347.

         (with Héctor Hoyos) “‘Así se hace literatura’: historia literaria y políticas del olvido en Nocturno de Chile y Soldados de Salamina.” Revista Iberoamericana 76.232-233 (2010): 601-620.

       “El crimen para la venganza: 'Emma Zunz' en el borde del melodrama.” Variaciones Borges 25 (2008): 137-154.

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ILAC 199 Individual Work
ILAC 299 Individual Work
ILAC 399 Individual Work