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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Through this example, Paz also shows that “desarrollo” is not synonymous with positive advancement for many people, for both Mexicans and Americans. There is no need for fancy description, rather a need for accurate and factual arguments. On another note, make sure to read the “nota” before diving into the first part. I also found it interesting that even after decades, it seemed that Mexico was still as concerned with keeping up appearances for the international community as it did during the Porfiriato, at the expense of its people.
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.
LaDobleB rated it really liked it Oct 10, The desire to make Mexico look appealing on the surface to potential investors and in the face of international news cameras led the Mexican government to massacre protestors to cover up its internal problems. Return to Book Page.
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Oftavio — Posdata by Octavio Paz. 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.
The reader can clearly feel the immense depth of Paz’s interest and dedication to expressing his ideas and interpretations. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
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Posdata by Octavio Paz
Ulises rated it it was amazing Mar 16, One thing I enjoyed about “Postdata” was the more in-depth contextualization of Mexican affairs within the global framework of the s. 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.
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David rated it it was amazing Dec 14, Margo rated it really liked it Nov 21, Gerardo rated it really liked it Jan 29, Paz effectively summarizes his argument in “El laberinto de la soledad,” and describes the theme of this work.
He makes the reader realize that the posdafa surrounding the Olympics were part of a much larger, international student movement.
I think the question Ee puts forth in his “Nota” is the central theme of Posdata: Throughout Laberinto de soledad Paz focuses a lot of his analysis inward, looking at the state of Mexican society and identity. Lists with This Book. Guillermo Puente rated it really liked it Jun 20, May 01, Daphne Salinas rated it really liked it.
I know many readers ignore the note or preface so to just start reading the main work I am a culprit of this too. Eduardo rated it really liked it May 10, Jose Luis rated it it was ok Mar 12, Third and lastly, I find it very interesting that this essay is much less abstract than its prequel.