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  • ICAA Record ID
    731278
    TITLE
    Algo sobre el Ultraísmo / E. González Lanuza
    IN
    Noticias Literarias: Revista Mensual de Bibliografía y Crítica (Buenos Aires, Argentina). -- No. 4 (Ago. 1923)
    DESCRIPTION
    p. 13-14
    LANGUAGES
    Spanish
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Journal article – Essays
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
    González Lanuza, Eduardo. "Algo sobre el Ultraísmo." Noticias Literarias: Revista Mensual de Bibliografía y Crítica (Buenos Aires), vol.1, no.4 (August 1923): 13–14.
       
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Synopsis

In this piece, González Lanuza explores the two primary modes through which man can interpret reality: an “analytical” perspective and a “synthetic” perspective. With respect to the first, the author references Impressionism and literature in psychology; and, referencing the second, he locates a “synthetic” perspective in the context of Cubism and later Ultraism. In this final section of the text, González Lanuza concludes with a definition of Ultraism that is generally considered to be the most significant part of the essay.

Annotations

Eduardo González Lanuza (1900-1984) was an Argentinean writer that maintained an active participation in the Ultraist literary movement led by Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986). González Lanuza was one of the principle theorists of the movement in Spain and practically the only one in Argentina. González Lanuza published, primarily in the pages of Prisma. Revista Mural (1921-22) and Proa. Revista de renovación literaria (1922-23), both platforms of the Ultraist group in Buenos Aires. In 1928 he published Aquelarre, a work that stayed faithful to the vanguardist principles of the beginning of the decade. The text presented here has special importance in that it is the only theoretical piece written on Ultraism published in Buenos Aires that was not authored by Borges.

Researcher
Natalia Pineau.
Team
Fundación Espigas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location
Biblioteca Nacional.