oa African Yearbook of Rhetoric - La retórica de la antropofagia en tres poetas Latinoamericanos : César Vallejo, César Moro y Oliverio Girondo

Volume 4, Issue 2-3
  • ISSN : 2220-2188
  • E-ISSN: 2305-7785



Latin Americans practice "cultural anthropophagy or cannibalism", i.e. they devour occidental cultural developments to create new cultural products: the anthropophagic speaker in César Vallejo's poetry creates a parody of elements of Western culture; César Moro appropriates French Symbolist poet Stéphane Mallarmé's (A Throw of the Dice will Never Abolish Chance) by using it to criticize the Spanish Conquest of the Americas; so does Oliverio Girondo in through an ironical usage of traditional tropes.

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