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The final line, the Tetragrammaton of TKDF, which, one may assume, stands for ‘Tamara Kamenszain Distrito Federal’, is, while not the name of God, a dual inscription of identity and place. The act of writing is also a choice of a particular location and, like the use of the verb ‘extrañar’, to exile the family that is left behind. indd 27 05/05/2011 10:08 28 Modern Argentine Poetry not one’s home. , or Distrito Federal) that erases the name used by most foreigners to describe it. The M, or the CM or MC are erased, alongside the majority of the letters of Kamenszain’s name, but the sense, precariously and implicitly, remains.

Poetry functions then as a form of cultural production and creativity within a network of socio-political connections. In his study, Tercer espacio, Alberto Moreiras sets out to justify the choice of both canonical Latin American authors as an object of study – Borges, Lezama Lima, for example – and a theoretical gaze drawn from the works of ‘post-phenomenologists’, including Heidegger and Derrida. indd 30 05/05/2011 10:08 Introduction 31 importation and consumption (the notion of primary material, for example), for, as Moreiras states, ‘Latin-American primary material, in the form of novels or art, ends up manufactured or critically translated by forms of reading that, whilst they receive the blessing [‘beneplácito’] of metropolitan modernity, do not necessarily shed light on the historic-cultural specificity that gave origin to them’ (43).

Support for the Nicaraguan revolution would almost seem natural for the leftist Argentine poet in exile in the 1980s, were one to follow Cortázar’s model, yet Lamborghini refuses to follow assumed political lines. In using poetry to mock support for a left-wing group, Lamborghini attacks not only another political position, but also a certain perception of the role of poetry as part of a political project. Beverley and Zimmerman (1990) examine the specific role of writing within the Nicaraguan revolution against the backdrop of the Sandinista struggle’s international context.

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