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GODOY R, Carmen Gloria. En el bosque de la memoria: Identidad mapuche y escritura en dos obras de Elicura Chihuailaf. Estud. atacam. [online]. 2003, n.26, pp. 81-87. ISSN 0718-1043. doi: 10.4067/S0718-10432003002600009.
Two works of Elicura Chihuailaf (a contemporary Mapuche poet) provide the starting point for an anthropological reflection upon the way memory, ethnic identity and writing articulate each other. Rather than taking part in discussions by which some literary critics and researchers consider Mapuche writing to be an evident sign of acculturation in an orally based cultural tradition, towards integration with the national society, this paper is an approximation to the complex configuration process of a Mapuche subject, who constitutes its identity upon the foundations of individual and collective memory, using writing as a knowledge experience of itself and its-other
Palabras clave : memory; identity; - subject; writing.