The Gaze in Leopoldo Lugones’ “Los ojos de la reina”: A Fragmented Reading

“Los ojos de la reina” by Leopoldo Lugones deals with the strange death of Mr. Neale Skinner; all evidence leads toward Sha-it-Athor, The Lady of the Gaze, a beautiful Egyptian who is the reincarnation of Queen Hatshepsut. This paper reads this short story following Jacques Lacan’s ideas in “The Spl...

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Main Author: Longan Phillips, Shirley
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/humanidades/article/view/13069
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/15001
Summary: “Los ojos de la reina” by Leopoldo Lugones deals with the strange death of Mr. Neale Skinner; all evidence leads toward Sha-it-Athor, The Lady of the Gaze, a beautiful Egyptian who is the reincarnation of Queen Hatshepsut. This paper reads this short story following Jacques Lacan’s ideas in “The Split Between the Eye and the Gaze”. The article, written in fragments, revolves around the gaze, the fate, the double, among others.