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[when?] teaches at the University of Miami.

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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