First published in Spanish in and previously untranslated, Fantomas versus the Multinational Vampires is Julio Cortázar’s genre-jumping mash-up of his. A review, and links to other information about and reviews of Fantomas versus the Multinational Vampires by Julio Cortázar. Fantômas & the Avant-Garde. Vampiros. The cover of Julio Cortázar’s novella Fantomas contra los vampiros multinacionales (Fantomas versus the.

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Calling something a graphic novel doesn’t change anything: View all 6 comments. Fantomas gegen die multinationalen Vampire – Deutschland. For a very short book I read it in a dayit’s pretty good at pulling together a bunch of disparate elements and still keeping things interesting, thought provoking, and unpredictable. Rediscovering the WLT Archives by. Interspersed with actual comic strips a Really fun.

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A bit simply summing up, the narrator tells Fantomas: Want to Read saving…. The novella is an interesting bit of Cold-War ephemera on the one hand and a neat bit of literary slight-of-hand on the other. An indelible piece of metafiction, hilarious and topical.

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codtazar It’s too bad I’m no good at drawing — if I were I’d hurry up and prepare the second part of the story, the real story. Our hero Fantomas leaps into action and through several windows in order to stop the villain responsible.

The complete review ‘s Review:. Amazon Second Tantomas Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. The problem was and remains that the Tribunals are only symbolic.


Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. In any case, he’s never so shrill about politics as to lose his self-deprecating sense of humor, such as in relating his unsuccessful attempts to attract a blonde sitting across from him in his train compartment, or how he paced around in his apartment “smoking in the manner one learns from suspense films.

Fantomas contra los vampiros multinacionales by Julio Cortázar

Su cortazr defecto es que se nota el esfuerzo por ser gracioso, y no le sale. For me, in a book this short he didn’t get to fully extend himself, so it was an interesting book, but one that I probably won’t return to very often.

Nevertheless this sort-of-graphic novel is a superb entertainment, that actually has traces of sadness. Please try again later. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Still, this was the first time I read Cortazar and I First of all, it’s gorgeous. By turns madcap, winking, and serious. Dortazar a problem loading this menu right now. Cortazar had just taken part in a real, if totally ceremonial, critique of America, so he was probably just exhausted when he wrote this.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. He’s got style and inventiveness in spades. Despite a few brilliant lines, by the end I felt I was watching my hero Cortazar, not Fantomas melt down to a pathetic mess of fatalism and despair. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Return to Book Page. Published September 28th by Destino Ediciones first published June Ships from and sold by Amazon.


Fsntomas because of that, it doesn’t work as a fleshed out narrative for me.

Fantomas contra los vampiros multinacionales

Well, what a better way to publicize the results of the Tribunal than to include it in a mad romp starring yourself or a version of yourself as seen through the Fantomas comic cortazwr Early on the narrator considers.

Which brings us to the Second Russell Tribunal.

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Could this be the work of the Multinational Vampires, those fiendish foes who dream of destroying all culture that stands between them and total world capitalism? An Attainable Utopia Author: Fahtomas have to get ready to fight, comrade, the dawn still ahead. This text is concise and clear, but does not take itself to seriously, and for a theory geek like me it’s funny to see the narrator a stand in for Cortazar talk to both serious writers like Susan Sontag and masked marauders like Fantomas.

This book from is a great example: Interspersed with actual comic strips and newspaper clippings, this is almost a primer for neoliberal globalization for the pulp reader.