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BIANCHI, Marina. Miradas al último espejo: La despedida de Fernando Ortiz. Olivar [online]. 2011, vol.12, n.16, pp. 179-198. ISSN 1852-4478.
In his latest book, Miradas al último espejo, Fernando Ortiz remembers people and places of their own existence. He reflects on poetry and emphasizes the importance of tradition. The past lives in words of beauty and emotion, which break the distance between past and present. The soothing power of the verses, sarcasm and irony, relieve resignation over time. The only certainty is life as a journey for the pilgrim. So enjoy the pleasures of this world including undoubtedly love. He conceives the poet's work likes the search for truth. In Miradas al último espejo, Ortiz provides relief from his poetry, says goodbye and thanks the life in a Cervantes way.
Palavras-chave : Elegiac poetry; Time; Memory; Death; Sevilla.