A Flight from Reality: Chris Arthur's Hidden Cargoes





Chris Arthur, Irish Literature, Essay, Contemporary Literature, Memory


Review of Chris Arthur's Hidden Cargoes (2022).

Author Biography

Fabio Waki, Universidade de São Paulo

Fábio Waki holds a BA in Literary Studies (2012) and an MA in Linguistics – Classics (Capes, 2015) from the University of Campinas and a PhD in Materialities of Literature (FCT, 2021) from the University of Coimbra. He was a visiting student at King’s College London (Santander, 2015) and a visiting researcher at Stockholm University (FCT, 2018). He is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher (Fapesp, 2023) in the William Butler Yeats Chair at the University of São Paulo. His research focuses on the influence of the Classics on Oscar Wilde’s critical theory. He is a specialist in Comparative Literature—Classics, English, Irish, and Brazilian Literatures—and in Materialities of Literature—particularly in the connections between literature, cinema, and visual arts. He normally works with classical reception, critical theory, literary criticism, the essay as form, ethics and aesthetics, and eroticism and sexuality. He also works as a translator (English, French, and Spanish).


ADORNO, Theodor. The Essay as Form. Trad. Bob Hullot-Kentor e Frederic Will. In: New German Critique, No.32 (Spring - Summer, 1984), pp.151-71.

AUERBACH, Erich. Mimesis: A Representação da Realidade na Literatura Ocidental. São Paulo: Perspectiva, 2009.




How to Cite

Waki, F. (2022). A Flight from Reality: Chris Arthur’s Hidden Cargoes. ABEI Journal, 24(2), 113-116. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.2595-8127.v24i2p113-115

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