Antígona González reviewed in Jacket2

UribeMarco Antonio Huerta, “on necrowritings and disappropriation” in Antígona Gonzálezwrites:

“What happens when a body disappears? What context is drawn from the now empty outline of a disappeared person? What happens to the world when one is not able to retrieve the dead body of a loved one? ‘Antígona González’ is a poem addressing politics. Latin American politics. Mexican politics. The poem is also an open critique of capitalism.”

His review considers the political as well as the linguistically political, and he writes of the book as a “poem”, asserting: “This testimonial is the poetry of the people.”

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