ARCIMBOLDO, la historia natural en 2666

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Abstract

This essay shows the way in which Roberto Bolaño consideres in his novels the painting of the Italian artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo. First, it discusses the reading proposed by Sergio Marras for arguing his blunder, and after it suggests to read the textualización of The stations and The elements based on the idea of natural history, proposed by Theodor Adorno and W.G. Sebald. It would imply that the incorporation of such Arcimboldo's paintings attempt to reveal the world in decomposition.

Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)177-200
Number of pages24
JournalRevista Chilena de Literatura
Issue number92
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2016

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