TITLE

MARIO BENEDETTI'S EL OLVIDO EST� LLENO DE MEMORIA: CONSOLIDATING THE FORCES OF MEMORY AND OBLIVION

AUTHOR(S)
O'Connell, Patrick L.
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Hispanofila;mai2006, Issue 147, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines Mario Benedetti's poem "El Olvido Est� Lleno de Memoria." In the poem, Benedetti, establishes an explicit connection between politically motivated historical reconstruction and notions of collective memory and amnesia. In Benedetti's poetry, there are also portrayals of the various participants that embody repression in a repressive society such as torturers from the police force or the army and those who support them.
ACCESSION #
22713981

 

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