Salvador Elizondo





Salvador Elizondo

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born
in Mexico City, Mexico
December 19, 1932

died
March 29, 2006

influences
Ezra Pound, James Joyce, Julio Cortazar, Juan Rulfo e Georges Bataille


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Salvador Elizondo Alcalde was a Mexican writer of the 60s Generation of Mexican literature.
Regarded as one of the creators of the most influential cult noirè, exeprimental, intelligent style literature in Latin America, he wrote as a novelist, poet, critic, playwright, and journalist. His most famous novels are Farabeuf (1965) and El hipogeo Secreto (1968). He is also known for El grafógrafo (1972) which is a series of short texts based on linguistic abbreviatory experimentation.
His style is considered innovative among Mexican contemporary literature for introducing a cosmopolitan view of language and narrative, bringing elements from external literary currents and languages to a refined dialogue of thought and communication. His technique
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Average rating: 4.10 · 399 ratings · 32 reviews · 35 distinct works · Similar authors
Farabeuf
4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 165 ratings — published 1965 — 11 editions
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NARDA O EL VERANO
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 1964 — 2 editions
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grafógrafo, El
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 2001
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Elsinore: un cuaderno
3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 1988 — 4 editions
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El Retrato de Zoe y Otras M...
4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2001
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El hipogeo secreto
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2001
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Camera Lucida
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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Teoría del Infierno
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1992
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Cuaderno de Escritura
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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La Luz Que Regresa: Antolog...
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1984
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More books by Salvador Elizondo…
“...todos los cuerpos, aun los que se enlazan en un abrazo inaplazable, exhalan un efluvio de morgue...una violenta salpicadura de pus”
Salvador Elizondo, Farabeuf