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Labyrinth of Solitude

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ISBN-10: 1537218956

ISBN-13: 9781537218953

Edition: N/A

Authors: Octavio Paz Lozano

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El laberinto de la soledad contiene nueve ensayos que constituyen una profunda reflexi�n de su autor sobre la naturaleza y constituci�n del mexicano actual, concebido por Paz como el producto de un largo proceso de mestizaje, que le otorgan condiciones psicol�gicas, morales, culturales e hist�ricas particulares. As�, analizando el sujeto en micro, Paz trata de abordar el macro del pueblo mexicano, como sujeto hist�rico colectivo, con el �nico objetivo de poder concebir una identidad nacional.
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Book details

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 8/22/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 106
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.374

Octavio Paz's poetic roots are in romanticism and such neoromantics as D. H. Lawrence, but he has been profoundly influenced by Mexican Indian mythology and oriental religious philosophy, particularly Tantric Buddhism. The latter influence came about while he was serving as Mexico's ambassador to India (1962-68), when he resigned to protest the government's treatment of students demonstrating prior to the Olympic Games in Mexico City. He conceives of poetry as a way of transcending barriers of world, time, and individual self. Through poetry he seeks to achieve a state of innocence and an euphoria of the senses bordering on the mystical, and he expresses anguish when language fails him.…