Claudio E. Benzecry talks with José Emilio Burucúa about how perspective in South American art differed from European models; the role of images in historiographical analysis; how the myth of Ulysses has been represented throughout history; and how European modernity can be studied from Buenos Aires.
José Emilio Burucúa
Claudio E. Benzecry is associate professor of communication studies and aﬃliated faculty of sociology, Northwestern University. He is the author of the award-winning The Opera Fanatic: Ethnography of an Obsession (2011) and the editor of two volumes on culture and knowledge. His articles on the sociology of culture and the arts have been published in Theory and Society, Sociological Theory, and Ethnography.
Claudio E. Benzecry; José Emilio Burucúa. Public Culture 1 January 2016; 28 (1 (78)): 89–111. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/08992363-3325028
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