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El poema crítico: una secuela de Octavio Paz en cuatro poetas mexicanos contemporáneos

Jacobo Sefamí
pp. 199-210. This article focuses on the concept of "critical poem", as analyzed by Octavio Paz, in relation to his readings of Mallarmé, in ‘Signs in Rotation’, to examine four books of Contemporary Mexican poets that establish an indirect dialogue with writing awareness, so akin to the Mexican Nobel: Cantáridas, by Elsa Cross; Negro marfil, by Myriam Moscona; Basalto, by Rocío Cerón; and Wide Screen, by Víctor Cabrera.

The Space in Between: Overlapping Narratives of Arrival and Departure in Armenian-American Literary and Visual Arts

Talar Chahinian
Having fled Lebanon during the Civil War of 1975-1990, New Jersey-based author, Vehanoush Tekian, the LA-based experimental filmmaker, Hrayr Eulmessekian, and LA-based photographer, Ara Madzounian return to Beirut as a figurative repository of layered trauma. In Tekian’s prose and poetry, Family Tree (1997), Of Nourishment and the Abyss (2000) and Dispersion Poems (2017), in Eulmessekian’s film Bruitage (2006), and in Madzounian’s Birds Nest: A Photographic Essay of Bourj Hammoud (2015), Beirut is presented as an...

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