The poetic fiction of José Lezama Lima
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Lezama Lima's works undoubtedly form an important and major body of literature, and critical interest in his publications continues to grow. However, his challenging and innovative writings require patient reading if one is to fully enjoy their aesthetic qualities. International fame and recognition did not come to Lezama Lima until late in his career because of the hermetic nature of his works.
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The poetic vision -- Metaphor and metonymy in Paradiso -- The paradigm of characterization -- Organizational configurations: plot and fabula -- The autobiographical paradox -- Oppiano Licario and the lost center