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Author: Mario Santiago Papasquiaro

Mario Santiago Papasquiaro (pen name of José Alfredo Zendejas Pineda, December 25, 1953 - 1998) was the co-founder, with Roberto Bolaño, of the Infrarrealist Movement and the basis for the character of Ulises Lima in Bolaño's novel The Savage Detectives. Like Santiago, the Lima character is a wild adventurer and virulent opponent of the canonical Mexican tradition, symbolized especially by Octavio Paz. Santiago made enemies in the Mexican poetry community due to his vocal criticism of what he deemed inferior forms of poetry, the literary elite, and poets themselves. Gaining only slight recognition during his lifetime, he is recognized and lauded by the testimonies of his friends in the Infrarealist movement, especially Bolaño.

Advice from 1 Disciple of Marx to 1 Heidegger Fanatic
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Advice from 1 Disciple of Marx to 1 Heidegger Fanatic

Wave Books

Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. Translated from the Spanish by Cole Heinowitz and Alexis Graman. Readers might recognize Mario Santiago Papasquiaro as the eccentric and renegade Ulises Lima in Roberto Bolaño's The Savage Detectives. Fierce and viscer...

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Poetry Comes out of My Mouth
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Poetry Comes out of My Mouth

Dialogos / Lavender Ink

Poetry. Latinx Studies. Infrarealism. Translated from the Spanish by Arturo Mantecón. Introduction by Ilan Stavans. Illustrated by Maceo Montoya. This first major selection in English of the poems of the great infrarealist poet Mario Santiago Papasq...

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