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Figuras de la poética de Carlos Liscano : cuando la literatura es el surco del delirio : ficción, autoficción, testimonio

Abstract : This thesis attempts to analyze Carlos Liscano's literature both itself and as it relates to the Uruguayan dictatorship of the period 1973-1985. In a first section of the introduction, Uruguayan society of the sixties and seventies is characterized starting from the notion of crisis, and outlining some features of the revolutionary group the author belonged to ; in a second section, the key notion of this thesis is presented : that writing is how the author makes himself a subject of lived experience. Two complementary images are the guiding thread of this approach to Liscano's work : that of writing as a furrow, and the spiral. In chapter 1 the emergence of the writer in prison and the relation between delirium and writing is analyzed. In the second chapter the public confirmation of the writer starting from his life in Sweden, the first reception of his work, and his rejection of the "prison litetrature" label attributed to it.. An attempt is made to answer why his narrative production came during his life in Sweden, suggesting it may be related with the estrangement that comes from living in two languages. In the third chapter the author's decision to return to Uruguay and its meaning is discussed. The only testimony book to address the development of the genre in post-dictatorship Uruguay is analyzed. The writer's recovered civic dimension is discussed as one of the paths that lead to his discovery of autofiction. The possibility of setting a limit to the autofiction form and the opening towards a plagiarism aesthetic is entertained. Lastly, an analysis of rewriting is presented, although it is a permanent feature in Liscano's work.
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María Carolina Brando. Figuras de la poética de Carlos Liscano : cuando la literatura es el surco del delirio : ficción, autoficción, testimonio. Computers and Society [cs.CY]. Université Charles de Gaulle - Lille III, 2013. Español. ⟨NNT : 2013LIL30011⟩. ⟨tel-01124177⟩



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