Literatura y lingüística
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SEPULVEDA, Magda. Representaciones de Santiago en Huellas de Siglo de Carmen Berenguer: La ciudad burdel. Lit. lingüíst. [online]. 2008, n.19, pp. 115-127. ISSN 0716-5811. doi: 10.4067/S0716-58112008000100007.
Thecity, insertedintheflowsofcapitalism,wascompared by Baudelaireand his reader Benjamín with the prostítute. In another context, neoliberal and dictatorial, the Chilean poet Carmen Berenguer brings up to date the topic \n Huellas de Siglo ^986). Berenguer claimsthat the wholecity has become a brothel whereeverything is a good, and so political and class differences give up. The poet shows thatwhenachieving the mercantilecharacterof the ideal citizenship paradigm, a softening process of the individual was necessary, which results in a consumen.
Keywords : Chilean poetry; dictatorship; city.