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Entries with Keyword Julio Cortazar

Argentina’s literary foundation started when a group of pen-wielding intellectuals decided to free themselves from Spain’s cultural legacy and focus instead on the French romantic literary movement, adopting it and going back to their rather neglected cultural roots: el campo

It was 30 years ago that Julio Cortázar, the Argentine-turned-Parisian author of numerous essays, short stories and only two novels, undid his last tether to our corporal world. When he stepped off from our “so-called reality,” as one of his …