El laberinto de la soledad (The Labyrinth of Solitude)

Dr. Rubén Medina, poet and chair of the Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese at UW-Madison, spoke about The Labyrinth of Solitude, written by Nobel Prize-winner Octavio Paz, on Tues., Sept. 23, at 3:45pm as part of the Latino Heritage Lecture Series, and the 2014/2015 Conversation on Race. Were you, like me, unable to attend?

Would you like to learn more on your own? Andersen Library can help you with that!

Copies of El laberinto de la soledad are available in both Spanish (Main Collection, 3rd Floor, F1210 .P3 1968) and English (Main Collection, 3rd Floor, F1210 .P313). Search Research@UWW to find other works by Paz, including The poems of Octavio Paz (Browsing Books, 2nd floor PQ7297.P285 A2 2012) and One earth, four or five worlds: Reflections on contemporary history (Main Collection, 3rd Floor, D842.5 .P3913 1985).

Search other databases such as Literature Criticism Online or Literary Reference Center for articles about Paz’s writings. Among what you can find: “How and why I wrote the Labyrinth of Solitude: An elucidation” (Hopscotch: A Cultural Review, 2000, vol.2:no.1, pp.60-71), “Octavio Paz” (in Magill’s survey of world literature, 2009, Rev. ed., pp.1-6), and “Octavio Paz” (in Twentieth-Century literary criticism, 2008, vol.211, pp.174-360).

Please ask a librarian for assistance with finding additional materials.

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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