publication . Article . 2014

Escritos en el lenguaje del exilio

Mónica Marinone;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 13 Jun 2014
  • Publisher: Universidade de São Paulo. Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas
Abstract
This essay explores Augusto Roa Bastos’s texts, an exemplary writer when we focus on exile as a complex experience that comes up in writing. If geographic exile is an exile from one's own language (Roa Bastos wrote his best narrative while living outside Paraguay), his cultural system is marked by a “diglossic” situation as constitutive exile (both linguistic and cultural). Thus, the concept “language of exile” becomes useful in the explanation of a poetic text and some narratives, images, and metaphors that we consider signs of Roa Bastos’s outstanding work in relation to Spanish, a distinctive writing style woven in the fabric of the conventional one. El ensay...
Subjects
free text keywords: Literature; Exile; Language; Roa Bastos, Literatura; Exilio; Lenguaje; Roa Bastos, Narrative, Art history, Literature, business.industry, business, Writing style, Poetry, Art, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Cultural system, Literatura, Exilio, Lenguaje, Roa Bastos, French literature - Italian literature - Spanish literature - Portuguese literature, PQ1-3999
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publication . Article . 2014

Escritos en el lenguaje del exilio

Mónica Marinone;