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Prolongación crítica de El Laberinto de la soledad, Posdata (1970) ahonda en lo que está detrás de aquella célebre máscara del mexicano descrita una veintena de años antes. Por un lado, muralla protectora, identidad que nos expresa; por otro lado, prisión eterna e infranqueable. ¿Qué es el mexicano? ¿Qué oculta o muestra tras la fachada que ofrece? Dividido en tres partes, ...more
Paperback, 148 pages
Published April 1st 2012 by Siglo XXI Ediciones (first published 1970)
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Mary Clare
Mar 18, 2014 Mary Clare rated it really liked it
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this essay for many reasons. First, there is tangible transition between this work and "El Laberinto de la Soledad." The Massacre of Tlatleloco in October of 1968 in La Plaza de las Tres Culturas forced Paz to adjust his perspective on the Mexican government and his country in general. Second, Paz's writing style contains such a personal touch. The reader can clearly feel the immense depth of Paz's interest and dedication to expressing his ideas and interpretations. ...more
Janey Fugate
Mar 18, 2014 Janey Fugate rated it liked it
I think the question Paz puts forth in his "Nota" is the central theme of Posdata: "Podemos concebir un model de desarrollo sue sea nuestra version de modernized? This inquiry is at the heart of his essay and strikes at the core of the Mexican Revolution, which he calls "un fracaso." In this way, Paz proposes that the Mexican Revolution did not bring lasting, meaningful development for the Mexican people. He contrasts Mexico with the United States, the world's example of a developed and prospero ...more
Evelyn
Mar 24, 2014 Evelyn rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Throughout Laberinto de soledad Paz focuses a lot of his analysis inward, looking at the state of Mexican society and identity. One thing I enjoyed about "Postdata" was the more in-depth contextualization of Mexican affairs within the global framework of the 1960s. He makes the reader realize that the protests surrounding the 1968 Olympics were part of a much larger, international student movement. I also found it interesting that even after decades, it seemed that Mexico was still as concerned ...more
Misael
Jan 23, 2015 Misael rated it really liked it
Un libro fuera de mis gustos normales y juveniles y aún así capto mi atención y mi aprecio en tantos puntos; Octavio Paz y yo compartimos muchas cosas, opiniones, puntos de vista, posturas, pero mas que nada compartimos el uso de las palabras en una forma muy única y especial, es probable que esto sea lo que hizo que siguiera leyendo hasta el final, el sería mi otroismo (en sus propias palabras); aparte de este lazo invisible entre el autor y yo esta el tema que fue tratado, y aunque es un libro ...more
Daphne Salinas
Es un gran cambio entre este ensayo y El laberinto dela soledad, en esos veinte años entre cada uno ocurrió la matanza de Tlatelolco.
Nunca había leído un texto en donde se pudiera sentir tanto el enojo del autor, y se nota que está enojado e inconforme aunque no lo diga.
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Octavio Paz Lozano was a Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat, and the winner of the 1982 Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the 1990 Nobel Prize for Literature ("for impassioned writing with wide horizons, characterized by sensuous intelligence and humanistic integrity.")
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