Alejandra Pizarnik

Alejandra Pizarnik (April 29, 1936 – September 25, 1972) was an Argentine writer.

She studied literature and philosophy at the University of Buenos Aires, but never completed her studies. Between 1960 and 1964, she lived in Paris, where she worked for the magazine Cuadernos and studied History of Religion and French Literature at the Sorbonne. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1968 and a Fulbright Scholarship in 1971.

Books

In English

  • The Most Foreign Country, translated by Yvette Siegert (2015. La tierra más ajena, 1955)
  • The Final Innocence, translated by Yvette Siegert (2016. La última inocencia, 1956)
  • Diana’s Tree, translated by Yvette Siegert (2014. Árbol de Diana, 1962)
  • Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962-1972, translated by Yvette Siegert (2015. Los trabajos y las noches, 1965, Extracción de la piedra de locura, 1968, and El infierno musical, 1971)
  • Exchanging Lives: Poems and Translations, translated by Susan Bassnett (2002)
  • Anthologies
    • These are Not Sweet Girls, ed. Marjorie Agosín (2000)
    • Knives and Angels: Women Writers in Latin America, ed. Susan Bassnett (1990)

In Spanish

  • La tierra más ajena, 1955.
  • Un signo en tu sombra, 1955
  • La última inocencia, 1956.
  • Las aventuras perdidas, 1958.
  • Árbol de Diana, 1962.
  • Los trabajos y las noches, 1965.
  • Extracción de la piedra de locura, 1968.
  • Nombres y figuras, 1969.
  • Poseídos entre lilas, 1969.
  • El infierno musical, 1971.
  • La condesa sangrienta, 1971.
  • Los pequeños cantos, 1971.
  • Una noche en el desierto,1978
  • El deseo de la palabra, 1975.
  • Zona prohibida,1982
  • Poemas,1982.
  • Textos de Sombra y últimos poemas, 1982.
  • Entrevistas,1978.
  • Correspondencia Pizarnik, 1998.
  • Obras completas, 2000.
  • Poesía completa, 2000.
  • Prosa completa, 2002.
  • Diarios, 2003.
  • Alejandra Pizarnik. Una biografía, by Cristina Piña, 2005.
  • Nueva Correspondencia Pizarnik, ed.  Ivonne Bordelois and Cristina Pina, 2014
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