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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, Manuel rated it really liked it Nov 24, Doing this sparked an interest early on for literature and also for the unconscious, which in turn gave her interest in psychoanalysis.

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. TJS rated it it was amazing Feb 22, She also had a marked habit of gaining weight. Born in Buenos Pizaarnik to Russian parents who had fled Europe and the Nazi Holocaust, Alejandra Pizarnik was destined for literary greatness as well as an early death.


Julieth rated it it was amazing Nov 16, The best of poems felt full of disjointed sap: Because of her negative body image and her continual comparisons to her sister, Alejandra’s life became even more complicated. Books by Alejandra Pizarnik. Archived from the original on Pizarnik ended her life on September 25,by taking an overdose of Secobarbital sodium [6] at the age of These contingencies seriously undermined her self-esteem. Open Preview See a Problem? Jeff Cavadrio rated it it was amazing Jul alejandrw, Published first published She wrote poetic books of notary sensitivity and formal restfulness for insinuating imagery.

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Library resources about Alejandra Pizarnik. She died from an ostensibly self-administered overdose of barbiturates on 25 September Wikimedia Commons has media related to Alejandra Pizarnik.

This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Just a moment while we sign you allejandra to your Goodreads account. Tom rated it it was amazing Jan 22, Ariel Francisco rated it it was amazing Aug 18, I am aware that Pizarnik is a highly regarded, celebrated, influential poet.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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 Born in Buenos Aires to Russian parents who had fled Europe and the Nazi Holocaust, Alejandra Pizarnik was destined for literary greatness as well as an early death. Views Read Edit View history.

Ipzarnik was a profound reader of many dignified authors during her lifetime. Feb 05, Florencia rated it liked it Shelves: Ellioth Mess rated it it was amazing Sep 08, Between and Pizarnik lived in Paris, where she worked for the magazine Cuadernos and other French editorials. Refresh and try again. Georgina rated it liked it May 16, Soon after, she studied painting with Juan Batlle Planas.


She returned to Buenos Aires inand published her best-known books of poetry: Nothing Pizarnik did could ever be less than 5 stars. Perhaps her later work is better. The topics of her books tiera on loneliness, childhood, pain, and more than anything, death. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. For this same reason, it is possible that she began to take amphetamines—the same drugs that she became strongly addicted to– which caused long periods of sleeping disorders such as euphoria and insomnia.

Pizarnik, one of the best poets of the twentieth century, has been finally translated with a great introduction.

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She also studied French religious history and literature at the Sorbonne. Mara rated it it was amazing Jul 27,