Posted in February 2013

Exile: The Exilic Meditations

Exile: The Exilic Meditations

I was reminded, when Peyman began speaking about the student sit ins in Tehran in 1981 that eventually lead to his exile from Iran, of the dreamlike qualities of the heroine’s story in Roberto Bolaño’s Amulet. During the military occupation of the university in Mexico City in 1968 (i.e. UNAM), Bolaño’s heroine Auxilio Lacouture hides … Continue reading