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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.

Lists with This Book. Octavoo this example, Paz also shows that “desarrollo” is not synonymous with positive advancement for many people, for both Mexicans and Americans. Open Preview See a Problem?

This inquiry is at the heart of his essay and strikes at the core of the Mexican Revolution, which he calls “un fracaso. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

There is no need for fancy description, rather octavlo need for accurate and factual arguments. Paperbackpages. David rated it it was amazing Dec 14, I know many readers ignore the note or preface so to just start reading the main work I am a culprit of this too. On another note, make sure to read the “nota” before diving into the first part.

I think the question Paz puts forth in his “Nota” is the central theme of Posdata: Mar 18, Mary Clare rated it really liked it. Just a moment while posdzta sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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.


Carlos rated it really liked it Mar 11, The desire to make Mexico look appealing lihro the surface to potential investors and in the face libeo international news cameras led the Mexican government to massacre protestors to cover up its internal problems. To ask other readers questions about Posdataplease sign up.

Refresh and try again. 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. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Octavio Paz Lozano was a Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat, and the winner of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the Nobel Prize for Literature “for impassioned writing with wide horizons, characterized by sensuous intelligence and humanistic integrity.

Eduardo rated it really liked it May 10, 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.


Jabvier rated it it was amazing Mar 26, Oscar Ram rated it really liked it Mar 10, 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.

Second, Paz’s writing style contains such a personal touch. 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: Jose Luis rated it it was ok Mar 12, Third posdatx lastly, Octxvio find it very interesting that this essay is much less abstract than its prequel.


Posdata by Octavio Paz. May 01, Daphne Salinas rated it really liked ooctavio. First, there is tangible transition between this work and “El Laberinto de la Soledad. Preview — Posdata by Octavio Paz.

Posdata by Octavio Paz

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jesus Alfonso rated it it was amazing Jun 14, Mauricio Mata rated it it was amazing Sep 12, Santiago Prado Loy rated it really liked it Oct 17, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Paz effectively summarizes his argument in “El laberinto de la soledad,” and describes the theme of this work. LaDobleB rated it really liked it Oct 10, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Alex Lukic rated it really liked it Jan 11, Mario Martinez rated it liked it Dec 27, Margo rated it really liked it Nov 21, Guillermo Puente rated it really liked pwz Jun 20, But first, the U.

The straightforward writing style is quite refreshing. He makes the reader realize that the protests surrounding the Olympics were part of a much larger, international student movement. Books by Octavio Paz. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Apr libeo, Misael rated it really liked it. No trivia or quizzes yet.

One thing I enjoyed about “Postdata” was the more in-depth contextualization of Mexican affairs within the global framework of the s.