publication . Article . 2011

Roberto Bolaño, the antiheroic memory of Hispanicamerican exile | Roberto Bolaño, la memoria antiheroica del exilio chileno

Adrián Carreras Rabasco;
Open Access Spanish
  • Published: 01 Dec 2011 Journal: América sin Nombre (issn: 1577-3442, eissn: 1989-9831, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad de Alicante
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
This article discusses the personality and the work of the Chilean writer Roberto Bolaño in an attempt to expand on the relationship between the author and his homeland Chile. Even though Bolaño left Chile at an early age and lived in many countries throughout his life, he tried to regain his roots as reflected in the novels about the Chilean dictatorship, Estrella distante and Nocturno de Chile. The author also attempts to vindicate his own origin in his literary alterego Arturo Belano. Thus, this article will highlight and analyse the relation between Roberto Bolaño and Chile through the antiheroic vision given not only to the characters but also to the settin...
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free text keywords: Memory, Exile, Dictatorship, Homeland, Literatura Hispanoamericana, Antihéroe, Memoria, Exilio, Dictadura, Patria, Literature (General), PN1-6790, French literature - Italian literature - Spanish literature - Portuguese literature, PQ1-3999, Narrative, Personality, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Humanities, Art
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publication . Article . 2011

Roberto Bolaño, the antiheroic memory of Hispanicamerican exile | Roberto Bolaño, la memoria antiheroica del exilio chileno

Adrián Carreras Rabasco;