Delmira Agustini, Sexual Seduction, and Vampiric Conquest by Cathy L. Jrade

By Cathy L. Jrade

Delmira Agustini (1886–1914) has been acclaimed as one of many optimal modernistas and the 1st significant lady poet of twentieth-century Spanish the United States. Critics and the interpreting public alike have been instantly taken through the originality and gear of her verse, specifically her bold eroticism, her artistic appropriation of vampirism, and her morbid embody of demise and pain. No paintings earlier, in spite of the fact that, has proven how her poetry displays a look for another, feminized discourse, a discourse that engages in an ingenious discussion with Rubén Darío’s recourse to literary paternity and undertakes an audacious rewriting of social, sexual, and poetic conventions.

In the 1st significant exploration of Agustini’s existence and paintings, Cathy L. Jrade examines her energizing appropriation and reinvention of modernista verse and the dynamics of her step forward poetics, a poetics that grew to become a version for later ladies writers.

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