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THE NOVEL ECHEVERRÍA ISSUED BY ANAGRAMA
Prolific and tireless, Martin Caparros, who lives in Barcelona, (sound book)also recently presented his latest novel, Echeverria, published by Anagrama, which passes through the history of Argentina His Natal- country through the precursor of the configuration of their cultural identity, the writer and poet Esteban Echeverria, in a novel which shows your respect, "rather than by his works" as "the author of the literature Argentina," said in an interview with EFE.
The fictionalized biography of Echeverria narrates the life of a young nineteenth century becomes an intellectual to consolidate the Argentina national identity by creating a literature itself, an idea that Caparrós considered "delusional" and "something absolutely unusual for the time" .(button sound book)
"The creation of national literatures was to choose previous productions that were to choose as benchmarks of its origins. The interesting thing about Argentina is that there was nothing before because what I had was the Spanish tradition, and that is precisely what they wanted to reject, "he says.
The novel begins in Buenos Aires in 1823 with a suicide attempt by Echeverria, who ultimately not carried out, to go to study in Paris for five years, of which the writer has stated that it has not found data the time: "I disturbed more shadows around the character," he told EFE.
Echeverria returned to Buenos Aires with determination and ambition to become a poet, so ends the first Argentine book publishing Romantic poetry, "great classical poems on topics such as pampas or horses," said Caparros indicated.
Although the protagonist, in addition to suffering from tuberculosis, will create a kind of political party or be exiled before his death, the author commented that in the novel "there is a very strong political grounds", yet they did not want me "the most important" since the context is in Argentina convulsed years.(early learning)
In this "rereading of history", as mentioned Caparrós, the part with more fiction has focused on the love affairs Echeverria, although their circumstances taken as a pretext to expose his personal reflections in a "unique" structure, which has including "explicit assumptions" about the central axis.
In addition to addressing issues such as slavery and racism, Martin Caparros has tried to write "a poem that did not feel as such" with this novel, which added comments like this: "It seems to be an Argentine writer you have to die outside Argentina. "
The writer has said that what impressed him most Echeverria was that it seemed "a great writer," plus a "antiperonista that could have existed before the same Peronism" while noted that he came to write about it on the occasion a presentation by one of his works.
"I wanted from a biography, I was tempted by the idea of working on a subject more or less limited and see what changes could be made," he mentioned the author, who highlighted the work the slaughterhouse, as a history of "violence primary "and" curiously, the only text that reminds Echeverria ".
According to the writer, this work has condensed "all the way how Argentina has been thought to herself for the next 150 years," a text that was published 20 years after the death of Echeverria, who never wanted to publish it in life.