by Alejandra Pizarnik, David William Foster . collection, La tierra mas ajena ( ), depending on which criterion. of lexical classification is. Alejandra Pizarnik (April 29, – September 25, ) was an Argentine poet. the department of Philosophy and Letters at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Pizarnik published her first book of poetry, La tierra más ajena (). the very earliest collection of poems which she later disowned, La tierra mas ajena, there is a poem entitled ‘Yo soy in which the poet defines herself using.

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La tierra más ajena

Xander rated it liked it Sep 10, For Pizarnik, the self is a strong mess, an impossible impasse, a being obstructed by language that exists because of language The compulsion to head for the “bottom” or “abyss” points to her desire to surrender to nothingness in an ultimate experience of ecstasy and poetic fulfillment in which life and art would be fused, albeit at her own risk.

Pizarnik, one of the best poets of the twentieth century, has been finally translated with a great introduction.

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I conclude in ambivalence and disinclined to read further. Georgina rated it liked it May 16, She was a hierra reader of many dignified authors during her lifetime.

TJS rated it it was amazing Feb 22, Open Preview See a Problem? A few words scribbled on a slate that same month, reiterating her desire to go nowhere “but to the bottom,” sum up her lifelong aspiration as Born in Buenos Aires to Russian parents who had fled Europe and the Nazi Holocaust, Alejandra Pizarnik was destined for literary greatness alejanera well as an early death.

Karina Peralta garrido rated it really liked it May 24, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Pizarnik ended her life on September 25,by ajenw an overdose of Secobarbital sodium [6] at the age of Ellioth Mess rated it it was amazing Sep 08, Anthony Acevedo rated it really liked it Apr 10, Want to Pizarni, Currently Reading Read. Grant Johnson rated it it was amazing Jun 14, Resources in your library Resources in other libraries.


La tierra más ajena by Alejandra Pizarnik

Estiven Barzallo rated it really liked it Mar 11, Perhaps I am too much the unsophisticated rube to recognize the genius others have seen here. The topics of her books focused on loneliness, childhood, pain, and more than anything, death. Archived from the original on Wikimedia Commons has media related to Alejandra Pizarnik.

Holly rated it really liked it Nov 03, In other projects Wikimedia Commons. She wrote poetic books of notary sensitivity and formal restfulness for insinuating imagery.

For this same reason, alfjandra is possible that she began to take amphetamines—the same drugs that she became strongly addicted to– which caused long periods of sleeping disorders such as euphoria and insomnia. Julieth rated it it was amazing Nov 16, Feb 05, Florencia rated it liked it Shelves: She died from an ostensibly self-administered overdose of barbiturates on 25 September