Results 1 – 8 of 8 LUMPERICA by ELTIT DIAMELA and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at Diamela Eltit (born , Santiago de Chile) is a well known Chilean writer and university Her first novel, Lumpérica, appeared in in Ediciones del Ornitorrinco, a small editorial house from Santiago. The text dedicated to Eltit in the. —Diamela Eltit, Lumperica. Diamela Eltit examines the violent fracturing of post- coup Chile through novels, video, and performance art.2 She exposes and.
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Diamela Eltit bornSantiago de Chile is a well known Chilean writer and university professor. Inshe began a career as Spanish and literature teacher at high school lumperjca in several public schools in Santiago, such as the Instituto Nacional and the Liceo Carmela Carvajal. During the last thirty years Eltit has lectured and participated in conferences, seminars and literature events throughout the world, in Europe, Africa, North elhit Latin America.
Through her career several hundreds of Latin American young writers have participated as students at her highly appreciated literature workshops.
Inafter the military coup, Diakela decided to stay in Chile. During several periods she has been representative of the Council of Chilean Universities to the Book National Council, where policies with regard to book publishing and reading practices are defined and promoted. She has written for many journals and newspaper.
Most recently she collaborated for several year in The Clinic and now she writes opinions por El Desconciertoboth in Santiago. CADA struggled for reformulating artistic circuits under the Pinochet dictatorship. En Eltit published her first book, Pumperica milla de cruces sobre el pavimentoa volume of essays.
Diamela Eltit and the escaping voice in Lumpérica – BristoLatino
The text dedicated to Eltit in the internet cultural portal Memoria Chilenaexplains that decade was specially complicated for the Chilean intellectuals that had to elaborate strategies to publish and circulate their work in a cultural environment where censorship existed. In this context, women publications were a significant contribution because they generated renewed spaces of thinking on political issues and subjects as sexualityauthoritarianismdomestic life and gender identity.
Eltit was part of this new generation and not only articulated an original literary project —a theoretical, esthetic, social and political proposal with a new reading space as perspective—, but also developed a visual work as a member of CADA”.
Since then Diamela Eltit has continued publishing novels and essays until today. Several of her novels have been presented on the stage by different theater groups in several countries.
Three Eltit novels were chosen as part of the list selected in by 81 Latin American dkamela Spanish writers and critics for the Colombian journal Semana of the best novels in Spanish language in the last 25 years: Eltit has been mentioned for diamea Premio Nacional de Literatura de Chilebut she has rejected self-promotion and the system of candidates presentation. Eltit work has been object of many studies, in Spanish and other languages. Homenaje a Diamela Eltitwhich resulted in the book Diamela Eltit: Eltit has two daughters and a son.
She is married to Jorge Arratelawyer and economist, former President of the Socialist Lumpegica, that in was presidential candidate representing a coalition between the Communist Party and socialist, humanist and Christian left groups.
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