Héroes sin futuro: aproximación a “Deambulando por la orilla oscura” de Alberto Fuguet

This article studies the reach of gobal culture in the personal history of the story´s protagonist, a teenager living in an end of the century Latin American city. He is a victim of the system, who as a means of escape turns to drug use and identifies himself with conflict-ridden movie characters. T...

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Main Author: Caamaño Morúa, Virginia
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Escuela de Lenguas Modernas, Universidad de Costa Rica 2013
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/rlm/article/view/12655
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/23893
Summary: This article studies the reach of gobal culture in the personal history of the story´s protagonist, a teenager living in an end of the century Latin American city. He is a victim of the system, who as a means of escape turns to drug use and identifies himself with conflict-ridden movie characters. The third person narrative tells of the final stages of the protagonist´s life from the young man´s own perceptions.