The Unfinished Song of Francisco Urondo: When Poetry is Not by Hernan Fontanet

By Hernan Fontanet

The Unfinished music of Francisco Urondo: whilst Poetry isn't Enough is a finished, well-written, documented, and thoroughly constructed research of the literary paintings and lifetime of Francisco Urondo, an Argentine poet, highbrow, activist, cultural promoter, innovative, and clandestine guerilla member who died in 1976 struggling with for a reason within which he believed, opposed to the oppressive Argentine army Junta.

This methodical yet by no means mechanistic paintings exhibits how existence occasions, cultural milieu, political events, and international situations interacted and impacted Urondo’s temperament to provide his poetic voice, his prose, and his theatrical works. by means of learning the guy, we catch up with to his poetry. along with his poetry, the writer makes a compelling case for figuring out the man.


Francisco Urondo’s existence, paintings, and praxis have been diverse, agonizing from time to time, and continually marked through imperatives. This ebook fills an important lacuna within the scholarship at the paintings of this helpful, but overlooked and under-studied, author. Readers of this publication will come away with not just a deepened knowing of the fellow and his writings but in addition of a key interval in contemporary Argentine political, social, and highbrow history.

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