Purgatorio [Pdf epub] BY Raúl Zurita


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Purgatorio

Tmodern master This beautiful en face edition superbly translated by Anna Deeny brings to English language readers an indispensable volume written by one of the most important living poets writing in Spanish today Zurita was a 24 year old student in Valparaíso. 355 right now but i could see a 4 or 5 upon rereading

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Raúl Zurita’s Purgatory a landmark in contemporary Latin American poetry records the physical cultural and spiritual violence perpetrated against the Chilean people under Pinochet’s military dictatorship 1973–1990 in the fiercely inventive voice of a pos. But now the goddamned memorieskeep me up at night

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When on the morning of the coup he was arrested detained and tortured Conceived as the first text of a Dantean trilogy that includes Anteparaíso Anteparadise and La Vida Nueva The New Life Purgatory is his anguished response to Chile’s violent recent histor. In the wake of Pinochet s coup Chile was run madIn Purgatorio Zurita takes every instrument at his disposal psychiatric reports geometric diagrams eeg readings letters and short lyrics to find enough room to breath and screamThe image of the desert particularly Chile s Atacama looms large everywhere becoming the governing metaphor of despair and salvationThe poet emptied out the flat barren plain becomes a sufficient comfort and a reflection of internal conditionA journey through the senseless senselessly violent geography of human history


10 thoughts on “Purgatorio

  1. says:

    But now the goddamned memorieskeep me up at night

  2. says:

    It feels silly to pass judgment on a work of such monumental importance to the legacies of Pinochet’s dictatorship and to the many other similarly traumatic US backed violent right wing coups of the contemporary Southern Cone Raúl Zurita’s Purgatory is an important necessary powerful and beautiful work

  3. says:

    Zurita’s Purgatory is an attempt to artistically record the political unrest perpetrated against the Chilean people during Augusto Pinochet’s military regime as well as an attempt to protest it Zurita employs various lit

  4. says:

    I have been watching Breaking Bad and reading Zurita and his Atacama desert It is all leaking into my dreams LAPS

  5. says:

    355 right now but i could see a 4 or 5 upon rereading

  6. says:

    Zurita's poetry dishevels in a grabbing way This book despite its labyrinthine twists moved uickly for me I read through

  7. says:

    Superb avant garde poetry from Chile

  8. says:

    Strange and wonderful book offbeat in form and delicious in surreal language Great book of poetry

  9. says:

    In the wake of Pinochet's coup Chile was run madIn Purgatorio Zurita takes every instrument at his disposal psychiatric reports geometric diagrams eeg readings letters and short lyrics to find enough room to breath and screamThe im

  10. says:

    zurita writes beautifully and has been beautifully translated into english by anna deeny the work is heavy grave full of gravity the poems ar

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