Hugo Achúgar

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Hugo Achugar (born 1944 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan poet, essayist, and researcher.

Biography[edit]

Achugar graduated from the Artigas Institute for Teachers (Instituto de Profesores Artigas or IPA) with a degree in literature, and taught secondary education until, dismissed by the dictatorship, he relocated to Venezuela. In Caracas, he worked as a researcher for the Rómulo Gallegos Center for Latin American Studies (CELARG).

He has held professorships in Venezuela, the United States, and Uruguay. He currently teaches at the University of Miami.

Dr. Achugar does not spell his name with stress on the "u". It is just "Achugar" (pronounced ah-chu-GAR) .[citation needed]

Publications[edit]

Poetry[edit]

  • El derrumbe (1968)
  • Con bigote triste (1971)
  • Mi país / mi casa (1973)
  • Textos para decir María (1976)
  • Seis mariposas tropicales (1986)
  • Las mariposas tropicales (1987)
  • Todo lo que es sólido se disuelve en el aire (1989)
  • Orfeo en el salón de la memoria (1991)
  • El cuerpo del Bautista (1996)
  • Hueso quevrado (2006)

Criticism[edit]

  • Ideologías y estructuras narratives en José Donoso (1950-1970) (1979)
  • Poesía y sociedad (Uruguay, 1880-1911) (1986)
  • La balsa de la Medusa (1992)
  • La biblioteca en ruinas: reflexiones culturales desde la periferia (1994)
  • Escritos sobre arte, cultura, y literature (2003)

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