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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Alejandra Pizarnik

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.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. TJS rated it it was amazing Feb 22, She also studied French religious history and literature at the Sorbonne. 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.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jul 03, Rosa rated it it was amazing. She wrote poetic books of notary sensitivity and formal restfulness for insinuating imagery. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship pa[5] and in a Fulbright Scholarship.


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 iterra an early death. Retrieved from ” https: She also had a marked habit of gaining weight.

She was a profound reader of many dignified authors during her lifetime. Doing this sparked an interest early on for literature and also for the unconscious, which in turn gave her interest in psychoanalysis.

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For Pizarnik, the self is a strong mess, an impossible impasse, a being obstructed by language that exists because of language Nothing Pizarnik did could ever be less than 5 stars. The topics of her books focused on tlerra, childhood, pain, and more than anything, death. Karina Peralta garrido rated it really liked it May 24, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Holly rated it really liked it Nov 03, Books by Alejandra Pizarnik. Estiven Barzallo rated it really liked it Mar 11, She died from an ostensibly self-administered overdose of barbiturates on 25 September By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Soon after, she studied painting with Juan Batlle Planas. Published first published Anthony Acevedo rated it really liked it Apr 10, Kaoru Takarai rated it liked it Aug 29, Perhaps her later work is better.

Georgina rated it liked it May 16, These contingencies seriously undermined her self-esteem. Tom rated it it was amazing Jan 22, Library resources about Alejandra Pizarnik. This page was last edited pizarnlk 26 Decemberat She returned to Buenos Aires inand published her best-known books of poetry: Archived from the original on Ellioth Mess rated it it was amazing Sep 08, Reales Pedro rated it really liked it May 28,