Heterogeneity of Being: On Octavio Paz’s Poetics of by Marco Luis Dorfsman

By Marco Luis Dorfsman

One hundred years after his start, Nobel laureate Octavio Paz is taken into account some of the most very important thinkers of Mexican id, some of the most influential Mexican poets, and one of many major representatives of a countrywide cosmopolitanism. such a lot readings of his paintings, even if severe or laudatory, function inside those parameters. via a cautious research of Latin Americanist discourses on id and distinction, Heterogeneity of Being is going past the normal interpretations of Octavio Paz as a philosopher of nationwide id and proposes an intensive rethinking of the rift and the bond among literature and philosophy. It places forth the main notion of “dif/herencia”—a distinction, a wound, an inheritance, a burden and a dispossession—and reads it during the thought of similitude so one can exhibit that Paz’s “tradition of rupture” adequately monitors a continuity among self and different, identification and distinction, time and house. The paintings of Octavio Paz yields precious insights for the fields of literary thought, cultural experiences, historical past of technology, and artwork history.

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