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Modernista eroticism is pedgo evoked in this novel through allusions to vallenato songs, a genre of Colombian popular music whose lyrics often reflected the influence of modernista aesthetics.

A Companion to Spanish American Modernismo (Monografías A)

Theme and Metaphor in the Italian Novel Austin: A Companion to American Indian History. If prose was the medium in which the modernistas conversed with each other and with their readers about their common aesthetic, political, and cultural concerns, poetry was conceived as the site of a symbolic struggle, an artistic contest or tournament, in which poets vied with each other to achieve poetic perfection and the myriad rewards bestowed by a society that still valued poetry above all other forms of literary expression.

Classic discussion of modernismo in the context of the philosophical debate about modernity and the modern poetic tradition. Ediciones del Norte,pp.

Is it the earth, or the city, that is breaking into pieces? Formally, its experimental use of a mixture of verse meters based on multiples of four syllables, along with ten-syllable refrains, explores the limits of the possibilities for structural innovation within the traditions of metric poetry.

Art being a second Nature, the creator of that nature must behave similarly. Let us recall that modernity as a sociohistorical concept encompasses, among other things, capitalism and its discontents, representative government, and a belief in the transformative power of technology. My literature is mine in me; whoever follows my tracks like a slave will lose his personal treasure. As an illustration of this issue of utilitarianism and democracy, sections 5 and 6 offer a detailed — if, on occasion, factually inaccurate — critique of the civilization of the United States.

In he returned to Nicaragua, and remained in the Central American region until Alsono admiration for all things French was a kind of cosmopolitanism: The effect for the spectator must be a kind of amazement.


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And in the spirit, such a sense of mingled nausea and delight: Imaginative and sophisticated readings of modernista texts from a sociocritical point of view. Torres was an anglophile who had earlier published a series of essays on English literature entitled Estudios ingleses Speech is not a sin, but a gala occasion; listening is not heresy, but a pleasure, a habit, and a style.

This condition of being a passive servant of modernity has often created the impression that Spanish America is not modern at all. These essay-like chronicles are essentially works of literary and cultural criticism, and in them may be seen the influence of a new, more sophisticated notion of language produced by nineteenth-century philologists as a human artefact, as a thing, among others in the world, endowed with its own historical depth and an almost palpable materiality.

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It is wrong to say that the Sun never sets on the dominion of our former metropolis: Their main model for literature as an institution came from French literature, traditionally one of the most institutionalized in Europe, with its schools, cenacles, and academies.

Quesada y Miranda, Gonzalo perdo. Editorial Letras Cubanas, Modernity was once again on the move, and the modernistas struggled to keep pace with it. I say a certain because at a second moment the modernistas discovered the other, the true Spanish tradition. This function is symbolic. Clark libto Lara, Belem. How well I remember the first time I enjoyed the lightheadedness caused by that mysterious drug!

I have explained elsewhere in this book why this is no longer the case, and how the renewed appreciation of modernista prose has allowed for a better understanding of the far-reaching significance of the modernista movement in Spanish American culture. Penguin Classics,p. One could clearly see in it his study of the classics and his knowledge of all literatures ancient and modern, and, above all, the spirit of a great and marvelous poet.

What great new poet has arisen lately in France? A few years later, the Uruguayan thinker Carlos Vaz Ferreira — would write a book titled Moral para intelectuales Morality for Intellectuals, Over there, in the anthologies where our thought is locked up as in wlsino coffin! However, other significant traits were its cultural cosmopolitanism, its philological concern with language, literary history, and literary technique, and its journalistic penchant for novelty and fashion.


As a literary genre, it had to be original and entertaining but it also had to be well written, with a solid philological awareness of the history of language. Instead, I want to fill small vessels with substance, and write newspaper articles as if they were books. Alsino is a boy who experiences a literal conversion by changing his bodily shape and transforming himself into a winged pgado, who, amidst conflicts with his surrounding reality, becomes ever more spiritualized.

The isolation in which both the ape and the scientist find themselves is suggestive in this respect, since, as Jacques Derrida reminds us in Disseminationmeaning arises not only from ,ibro cut or separation but also from a graft or connection. In these and other modernista short stories, the setting is frequently an artificial specifically, philological re-creation of environments previously encoded in literature — such as the Arcadia of Greek and Roman pastoral poetry, the bohemian world of students and artists of French Romanticism — or of the Orient.

Pessimism has not produced in this age a singer like Leopardi. Oh black flower of Idealism! The general prologue as well as the introductions to each of the poets collected in this anthology contain much useful and reliable information as well as perceptive critical comments by the editor. Critical Terms for Literary Study.

One evening, just before dying, the ape speaks his last and only words: Like philology, journalism makes use of texts in pedto daily activity, and it also aspires to an empirical understanding of the world.

In other words, literary history is not a genealogy of texts, but is instead a more ptado and discontinuous process of accumulations, ruptures, and returns. Magda, the heroine of Por donde se sube al cielo, is a music-hall actress and singer, and a member of the demi-monde, a term used in late nineteenth-century France to refer to women who became mistresses of wealthy men, and also to the circles in which they moved, which were on the margins of upper-class society.