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Antigone’s Collective Body


Myth and Rewritings in Sara Uribe’s Antígona González

Laura Alicino    Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Italia    


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In this article we will analyse the use of intertextuality in Sara Uribe’s Antígona González. From a theoretical point of view, we will focus on the relationship between Antígona González and both Sophocles’ myth and other European and Latin-American reinterpretations of it, trying to set the structural function of myth as a textual device, which tries to undermine its permanent structure. This specific use of myth will be therefore connected with the thematic dimension of Antigone’s body, in order to investigate the meaning of its collective re-use in the Mexican recontextualisation proposed by Uribe, together with all the esthetical, ethical and political implications derived from that.

Keywords: Myth. Antigone. Sara Uribe. Documentary poetry. Intertextuality. Body poetics. | Mito. Antígona. Sara Uribe. Poesía documental. Intertextualidad. Poética corporal.

Language: es

Submitted: Dec. 18, 2019
Accepted: Jan. 27, 2020
Published: Dec. 21, 2020

permalink: http://doi.org/10.30687/Ri/2037-6588/2020/114/005

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