Trayectorias de la muerte en la narrativa de Claudia Hernández

This article explores the images of the aesthetics of death in some narratives of the Salvadorian writer Claudia Hernández within the category called postwar literature. Violence is presented as a leitmotif in her stories. However, the stories analyzed here provide a thematic and stylistic shift. Th...

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Autor Principal: Gairaud Ruiz, Hilda
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Escuela de Lenguas Modernas, Universidad de Costa Rica 2014
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/rlm/article/view/14899
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/23461
Sumario: This article explores the images of the aesthetics of death in some narratives of the Salvadorian writer Claudia Hernández within the category called postwar literature. Violence is presented as a leitmotif in her stories. However, the stories analyzed here provide a thematic and stylistic shift. The characters and plots are developed in more realistic ways. The marks of violence are evident in the naked bodies of characters and in the minds and bodies of children. Angels, demons and ghosts embody characters without roots; oppressed and marked, these characters the follow the ways of death.