TITLE

Olga Orozco and the Poetics of Gnosticism

AUTHOR(S)
Nicholson, Melanie
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Revista de Estudios Hispanicos;ene2001, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the theme of gnosticism in the poetry of Argentinian Olga Orozco. It mentions the complexity of her poetry and how it often obscures the line between personal and universal. Critics believe that the use of gnosticism in her poems, a term in which there is no exact definition, represents personal anguish. The use of light and darkness in her work stands as an example of gnostic imagery.
ACCESSION #
6414239

 

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