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The deboning desire A reading of irony in Farm of Salome by Mauricio Kartun
Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Romance Studies and Classics.
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2015 (Spanish)In: Revue Romane, ISSN 0035-3906, E-ISSN 1600-0811, Vol. 50, no 2, 311-325 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [es]

In this paper we analyze Salome de chacra, a play written by the very renowned Argentinian dramatist Mauricio Kartun. We intend to make a reading of this work based on the irony that arises from the oscillation between the piece and other texts. To study the dialogue that the play establishes with other texts we review some of its relations of transtextuality linked in the piece to metathatricality. We argue that Salom de chacra, in its incorporation of the ironic difference based on transtextuality and its relationship with metatheatricality, moves away from a passive reception of the myth and translates it to local circumstances. From this translation and thanks to the author's own poetics, the piece allows an approach to a worldview of Argentina's history and an unmasking of some of its underlying values.

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2015. Vol. 50, no 2, 311-325 p.
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Mauricio Kartun, Salome de chacra, irony, transtextuality, metatheatricality
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Languages and Literature
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-129107DOI: 10.1075/rro.50.2.06rotISI: 000371889700006OAI: diva2:921042
Available from: 2016-04-19 Created: 2016-04-14 Last updated: 2016-04-19Bibliographically approved

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