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Ilse Logie


Ilse Logie has been teaching modern Latin-American literature at Ghent University since October 2005. She obtained her PhD, with a dissertation titled La omnipresencia de la mímesis en la obra de Manuel Puig, at the University of Antwerp. Her area of study is Latin-American literature, with a special focus on the representation of violence in the Southern Cone (Argentina, Chile, Uruguay). She is currently doing research on the cultural production of the Post-Dictatorship Generation in Argentina. She has published extensively on contemporary Argentinian and Chilean literature (covering authors such as Borges, Bolaño, Chejfec, Cohen, Copi, Cortázar, Pauls, Puig and Saer) as well as on translation issues, and has also been active as a literary critic. She has supervised a research project on “Imaginary Renderings of the Apocalypse in Contemporary Latin-American Literature”  and co-supervised a project on canon formation in the Southern Cone and the Caribbean. She is a member of the international network VYRAL  (Violencia y Representación en América Latina;


Department of Literary Studies (Spanish Studies) / Room 2.57
Ghent Universityilse_logie
Blandijnberg 2
9000 Gent
Tel.: +32 (0)9 264 40 63
Fax: +32 (0)9 264 41 63