Posdata (TeoriÌ a y criÌ tica) [Octavio Paz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Postdata es un libro de ensayos del escritor mexicano Octavio. La aparición de ‘El laberinto de la soledad’ de Octavio Paz, en el mediodía del siglo, dejó Ese libro fue un gesto de responsabilidad y un llamado de alerta. : POSDATA.: Siglo Veintiuno. México. pp. 18 x 10 cm. Rústica.

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I thoroughly enjoyed reading this essay for many reasons. Jose Luis rated it it was ok Mar 12, Paz does not employ an ongoing metaphor, like “el laberinto,” to describe the Mexican culture and their identity crisis; instead he juxtaposes elements and recounts historical events. He contrasts Mexico with the United States, the world’s example of a developed and prospero I think the question Paz puts forth in his “Nota” is the central theme of Posdata: Preview — Posdata by Octavio Paz.

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This inquiry is at the heart of his essay and strikes at the core of the Mexican Revolution, which he calls “un fracaso. But first, the U. He makes the reader realize that the protests surrounding the Olympics were part of a much larger, international student movement.


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Jabvier rated it it was amazing Mar 26, There is no need for fancy description, rather a need for accurate and factual arguments.

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I know many readers ignore the note or preface so to just start reading the main work I am a culprit of this too.

Mauricio Mata rated it it was amazing Sep 12, David rated it it was amazing Dec 14, Paz effectively summarizes his argument in “El laberinto de la soledad,” and describes the theme of this work.

Eduardo rated it really liked it May 10, On another note, make sure to read the “nota” before diving into the first part. Mario Martinez rated it liked it Dec 27, Through this example, Paz also shows that “desarrollo” is not synonymous with positive advancement for many people, for both Mexicans and Americans. I also found it interesting that even after decades, it seemed that Mexico was still as concerned Throughout Laberinto de soledad Paz focuses a lot of his analysis inward, looking at the state of Mexican society and identity.

Posdata by Octavio Paz

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Paz says that for the first time in history, Mexico and the United States can enter into a dialogue with each other about how t move forward with their relationship as neighbors.


Carlos rated it really liked it Mar 11, To ask other readers questions about Posdataplease sign up. Margo rated it really liked it Nov 21, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This is not only a bit easier to understand, but also perhaps a reflection of the extent of events like the Massacre have caused on the Mexican people. Alex Lukic rated it really liked it Jan 11, Ulises rated it it was amazing Mar 16, He contrasts Mexico with the United States, the world’s example of a developed and prosperous country.

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