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Revista chilena de literatura

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VALDES, Adriana. ENRIQUE LIHN: SANTIAGO, PARÍS, MANHATTAN. Rev. chil. lit. [online]. 2008, n.72, pp. 89-113. ISSN 0718-2295.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-22952008000100004.

This text studies trauma and travel in Enrique Lihn's poetry, analyzing relationships between trauma, writing and the cultural experience the poet worked on, from a critical perspective, in three key places: Santiago, Paris and Manhattan. In all three, a foreigner, a stranger, whose homeland is not to be found in aplace, but only in the act of writing itself ("días de mi escritura/ solar del extranjero"). A stranger in his city of origin, both in the earlier traumatic dimension of his formative years, and in the later writing in Santiago during the military dictatorship. A stranger in Paris, a city that does not recognize the fervent desire of those raised elsewhere, in the veneration of its culture. And a stranger in modern Babel, Manhattan, aplace in which the poet perceives the frantic anonimity of a civilization based on ephemeral images and spectacle.

Palabras clave : trauma; journey; Enrique Lihn; writing; culture.

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