by Alejandra Pizarnik, David William Foster . collection, La tierra mas ajena ( ), depending on which criterion. of lexical classification is. Alejandra Pizarnik (April 29, – September 25, ) was an Argentine poet. the department of Philosophy and Letters at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Pizarnik published her first book of poetry, La tierra más ajena (). the very earliest collection of poems which she later disowned, La tierra mas ajena, there is a poem entitled ‘Yo soy in which the poet defines herself using.

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Reales Pedro rated it really liked it May 28, pizarnio Published first published By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The compulsion to head for the “bottom” or “abyss” points to her desire to surrender to nothingness in an ultimate experience of ecstasy and poetic fulfillment in which life and art would be fused, albeit at her own risk.


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She also had a marked habit of gaining weight. TJS rated it it was amazing Feb 22, Return to Book Page. A few words scribbled on a slate that same month, reiterating her desire to go nowhere “but to the bottom,” sum up her lifelong aspiration as a human being and as a pizafnik.

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For Pizarnik, the self is a strong mess, an impossible impasse, a being obstructed by language that exists because of language Karina Peralta garrido rated it really liked it May 24, Manuel rated it really liked it Nov 24, Lists with This Book.

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She also studied French religious history and literature at the Sorbonne. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Alejandra Pizarnik. Jul 03, Rosa rated it it was amazing.

She died from an ostensibly self-administered overdose of barbiturates on 25 September These contingencies seriously pizanrik her self-esteem. Alejandra Pizarnik April 29, — September 25, was an Argentine poet. I am aware that Pizarnik is a highly regarded, celebrated, influential poet.


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Views Read Edit View history. She was a profound reader of many dignified authors during her lifetime. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in[5] and in a Fulbright Scholarship. Annie rated it liked it Jun 21, Soon after, she studied painting with Juan Batlle Planas.

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I conclude in ambivalence and disinclined to read further. The best of poems felt full of disjointed sap: Holly rated it really liked it Nov 03, Doing this sparked an interest early on for literature and also for the unconscious, which in turn gave her interest in psychoanalysis.

A Profile, by Alejandra Pizarnik. This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat Between and Pizarnik lived in Paris, where she worked for the magazine Cuadernos and other French editorials.

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