By Laura Restrepo

"How am i able to inform him that he'll by no means locate her, after he has been looking for her all his existence? If i'll check with him with no breaking his middle, there's something i'd inform him, in hopes it's going to cease his sleepless nights and wrongheaded look for a shadow. i might repeat this to him: 'Your Matilde Lina is in limbo, the living position of these who're neither useless nor alive.' yet that may be like severing the roots of the tree that helps him. along with, why do it if he's not going to think me."

In the midst of conflict, the protagonists of A story of the Dispossessed are regularly looking out: for a promised land, a future, the face of a girl who has disappeared -- looking for an most unlikely love and, conversely, for a love that's possible.

A means station for refugees from violence is the surroundings for an severe love triangle during which an uprooted and wandering humans lead the reader to event the collective drama of compelled relocation. A story of the Dispossessed speaks to us in regards to the inexorable legislations that has led guy, expelled from paradise because the days of Adam via to trendy occasions, in his look for a manner again home.

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Between the two is the novel, which can secure big profits (in the case of some natural ist novels), and sometimes very big profits (some 'popular' novels), fo r a relatively large number of producers, from an audience which may extend far beyond the audience made up of the wnters themselves, as in the case of poetry, and beyond the bourgeois audience, as in the case of theatre, into the petite bourgeoisie or even, especially through municipal libraries, into the 'labour aristocracy'. e. according to the degree to which the authors and works conform to the specific demands of the genre), which correspond to the social hierarchy of the audiences.

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Rod p of set he a utonomous self-sufficient world of 'art for art's sake', meaning t bY, for artists. Secondly, there is the principle of legitimacy correspond­ urgeois' taste and to the consecration bestowed by the �g to 'bo . class and by pnvate tnbunals' such dominant the of fractions ant �in '" 0 d P" bl"IC, state-guaranteed ones, such as academies which salons , or nction the inseparably ethical and aesthetic (and therefore p� litical) dominant. e. the consecration bestowed by the choice of ordi nary consumers, the 'mass audience'.

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