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Corporeality in Early Twentieth-Century Latin American by Bruce Dean Willis (auth.)

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BODY, LANGUAGE, AND THE LIMITS OF ONTOLOGY 19 crowd on a São Paulo street (Mário) or to the magnified body of a lover in an intimate embrace (Bandeira). Trindade, who began writing in the 1930s, revolutionized the idea of the poetic body from perspectives within Afro-Brazilian culture: the celebration, and thus recuperation, of the black body. 3 Most often, however, these vanguardist, limit-pushing poems’ stances of being operate as bridges between levels of discourse, invoking the human body as host of simultaneous registers or signifieds.

The image of the athlete, with his strong, well-developed body, symbolizes a new language that will strive, like the athlete, for the perfection of its form, and consequently, expression. Moreover, the poet has declared that “Todas las lenguas están muertas” (both “languages” and “tongues”; Weinberger resolves for “All the languages are dead” and alternates in the citation below) and “Hay que resucitar las lenguas” [“We must revive the languages”] with “Fuegos de risa para el lenguaje tiritando de frío / Gimnasia astral para las lenguas entumecidas / Levántate y anda” (74) [“Fires of laughter for the shivering language / Astral gymnastics for the numb tongues / Get up and walk” (75)].

40 Cellos, violins, pianos, arpeggios, and other musical images and terms abound in the poem, further supporting a reading of the text as arrangement in the sense of a new rendition of an already established melody. In the nightingale series, Huidobro follows the ascendant scale to make his point, but in doing so infers that phonemes or syllables— “sílabas que son sonajas que son semillas” [syllables that are shakers that are seeds] (Paz “Decir” 12)—can be rearranged and sequenced in the same way that musical notes can be.

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