Un poeta mapuche che scrive in spagnolo

Antonio Melis


The indigenous literature revival in America has continuously increased its importance and impact to become one of the most significant phenomena of the culture of many Latinamerican countries. Besides elements in common, also deep differences emerged, linked to the different historical backgrounds and different literary traditions of the American languages. One of the key issues was the relationship established between the two languages, the indigenous and the hegemonic, especially starting from the self-translation practice commonly used to allow the reading of the texts produced in two different cultural worlds.


Mapuche poetry; Mapudungun; Jaime Luis Huenún

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DOI: 10.6092/issn.2036-0967/6642

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