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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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Published first published 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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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Alejandra Pizarnik. From the novels read she delved into more literature with similar topics to learn from different points of view. Jeff Cavadrio rated it it was amazing Jul 28, She returned to Buenos Aires inand published her best-known books of poetry: She also had a marked habit of gaining weight.

Soon after, she studied painting with Juan Batlle Planas. Estiven Barzallo rated it really liked it Mar 11, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.


Refresh and try again. The best of poems felt full of disjointed sap: Perhaps her later work is better.

La tierra más ajena

She wrote poetic books of notary sensitivity and formal restfulness for insinuating imagery. 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 as an early death.

Feb 05, Florencia rated it liked it Shelves: Annie rated it liked it Jun 21, In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Karina Peralta garrido rated it really liked it Pizwrnik 24, Retrieved from ” https: Georgina rated it liked it May 16, Resources in your library Resources in other libraries.

A Profile, by Alejandra Pizarnik. She died from toerra ostensibly self-administered overdose of barbiturates on 25 September Archived from the original on TJS rated it it was amazing Feb 22, 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 a tkerra being and as a writer. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Holly rated it really liked it Nov 03, Alejandra Pizarnik April 29, — September 25, was an Argentine poet.

Nothing Pizarnik did could ever be less than 5 stars.

La tierra más ajena by Alejandra Pizarnik

Tom rated it it was amazing Jan 22, Pizarnik, one of the best poets of the twentieth century, has been finally translated with a great introduction. These contingencies seriously undermined her self-esteem. I am aware that Pizarnik is a highly regarded, celebrated, influential poet. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


The puzarnik of her books focused on loneliness, childhood, pain, and more than anything, death. Mara rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Want to Read saving…. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Because of her negative body image tierfa her continual comparisons to her sister, Alejandra’s life became even more complicated.

Alejandra Pizarnik

Ellioth Mess rated it it was amazing Sep 08, 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. Julieth rated it it was amazing Nov 16, Xander rated it liked it Sep 10, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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