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  • ICAA Record ID
    738002
    TITLE
    Escaparate literario : Concurso literario / Atalaya
    IMPRINT
    Buenos Aires, Argentina : [s.n.], 21 de julio de 1925
    DESCRIPTION
    p. 27 : ill.
    LANGUAGES
    Spanish
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Journal article – Reviews
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
    Atalaya [Alfredo Chiabra Acosta]. "Escaparate literario: Concurso literario." La Campana de Palo (Buenos Aires), vol. 1, no.13 (July 1925): 27.
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Synopsis

In this article, Atalaya criticizes the results of the literary competition organized by the Sociedad Amigos del Arte [Friends of Art Society], specifically in relation to its juries. He brands them as lacking in “independence” as well as being partial in their selections due as much to “influences” as to “camaraderie.” Atalaya also denounces that fact that it is always the same judges who decide all the competitions in the country and that—up to now—this has not favored the evolution of literature in Argentina.

Annotations

La Campana de Palo [The Wooden Bell] published its first six editions between June and December 1925. Following a time in which the journal was not published, it reappeared in September 1926 with a contiguous enumeration, although using a different format and with the subtitle Periódico Mensual. Bellas Artes y Polémica [Monthly Journal: Fine Arts and Controversy]. In this second phase that lasted until September–October 1927, eleven issues were published. 

 

La Campana de Palo was one of the main publications for the dissemination of the ideas belonging to the anarchist group led by Alfredo Chiabra-Acosta, also known by the pseudonym Atalaya, or At.

Researcher
Natalia Pineau
Team
Fundación Espigas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location
Particular: Sr. Albino Fernández.