Enrique Lihn





Enrique Lihn


Born
in Santiago, Chile
September 03, 1929

Died
July 10, 1988

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Enrique Lihn Carrasco was a Chilean poet, playwright, and novelist. The son of Enrique Lihn Doll and María Carrasco Délano, he married Ivette Mingram and they had one daughter: Andrea María Lihn Mingram, an actress.

Born in 1929 at Santiago, Chile, Lihn aspired to be a painter but after a failed attempt during university, he abandoned that dream to pursue writing. Lihn proceeded to develop into a poet, playwright, and novelist. He taught literature at the University of Chile. Lihn views both the past and the future as forms of death, and his emphasis on this point is evident throughout his literary works. His work revolved around his contempt for the contemporary dictatorship, as Chile was governed by a military junta. Works layered with soc
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Average rating: 4.36 · 340 ratings · 25 reviews · 38 distinct works · Similar authors
Diario de muerte

4.38 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1989 — 3 editions
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Dark Room and Other Poems

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Porque escribí

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El Paseo Ahumada

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Al bello aparecer de este l...

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La Musiquilla De Las Pobres...

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A partir de Manhattan

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Roma, la Loba

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Figures of Speech: Poems by...

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París, situación irregular

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“Ahora sí que tú y yo estamos más lejos uno del otro que dos estrellas de diferentes galaxias.”
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“Sin haber sido un sueño tu vida es un campo perfecto para el estudio
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Enrique Lihn, Diario de muerte