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Margins as a site of political transgression in the works of diamela eltit, guadalupe santa cruz and pedro lemebel Thesis. Lemebel was able to envisage a hidden reality of homosexuals; he was able to unmask the violence of which homosexuals were victims in Chile.
In the s, Lemebel returned to writing ed published a string of urban chronicles. This performing duo made appearances sabotaging book launches, art expositions and even political discussions.
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The next year they appeared agyada the Cariola theater during a meeting of intellectuals with presidential candidate Patricio Aylwin, whom the following year would be elected the first president of Chile after the restoration of democracy and the end of the dictatorship. Blood of the humble and simple people. In his works, Lemebel addresses Chilean Marginalization with some zajnon references. Pedro was heavily connected with the color red, but not with the red of the political party, but with the red of blood.
With a poetic prose that is at the same time self-deprecating, consequential, refers to an “other”, irreverent, over elaborate and lq, he mixes reality with fiction, which he uses to denounce the “silicone” parts of his works. Earlier in his career, Lemebel had attended workshops of the Society of Zahjon Writers and gained the friendship of some feminist writers such as Pia Barros  who later helped published his first book, Incontables.
He died of cancer of the larynx on 23 January in Santiago, Chile. He returned to writing in the s starting with series of urban chronicles that was published in Chilean newspapers, magazines and read on the radio. In an interview induring the publication of the anthology Poco HombrePedro Lemebel announced he was working on two literary projects that would soon see the light and then, after his death, they were truncated: Finally, the Planet editorial published the book the second of November in the year Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies: In an interview the writer would explain his choice of name change as the following, “Lemebel is a gesture of aghada, to engrave a maternal last name, to acknowledge my washer mother in light of the illegality of homosexual s and transvestite s.
Retrieved 23 January Until his death, Lemebel work in his book that revealed his friendship with the deceased Gladys Marin, titled “Mi querida Gladys.
At the end of the same month they published Ardera book that is compiled of images of the homonymous exposure and that extensively gathered his audio aguaea work. In the late s, Lemebel chose to be gauada by his maternal name which was Lemebel as his choice for surname.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: D uninvited, Lemebel and Casas arrived wearing heels and feathers bearing a sign that said “Homosexuals for change.
Some of their public demonstrations included dancing the Cueca on broken glass, dressing up as Frida Kahlo and they even dressed up as Lady Godiva and rode around naked on white horses for the art department at agjada university of Chile. He gained international recognition with his novel Tengo miedo torero which was the first book translated into English. That is what he is remember for.
Lemebel was widely known as a communist. Around this time he decided to abandon his paternal last name, Mardones, and begin using that of his mother, Lemebel.
His extensive efforts in breaking the norm through his unique self-expression in his written works and activism have left a lasting impact on society and are part of his legacy.
Once the news went around of his passing, countless newspapers paid tribute and condolences. Inboth Lemebel and Casas recreated a series of vignettes under the direction of Mario Vivado.
In the middle of the ceremony, Lemebel and Casas appeared offering Zurita a crown of thorns that the poet did not accept. In andLemebel wrote two books in a chronicle and hybrid literary style,  a combination of reportage, memoir, public address, fiction and socio-political historical analysis.
Pedro Lemebel is well known for his influence in the fight for homosexual rights, his work as a writer, and his strong political side. InLemebel co-founded a group with Francisco Casas, poet, artist and student of literature.
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This page was last edited on 5 Septemberat Aguzda then, his written work began to attract the interest in various universities and international educational institutions. The duo called the group “The Mares of the Apocalypse,”or “Yeguas del Apocalipsis,” a reference to the biblical “Horsemen of the Apocalypse” that appear in the New Testament.
In he published his third book of chronicles titled “De Perlas y Cicatrizes” which was composed mostly of the stories he told on the radio program. Lemebel was given a Guggenheim Foundation scholarship in for his literary accomplishments leading to increase appearances in forums and seminars in Chile and US.
With these they would advocate for a place for memory, human rights and sexuality in democratic talks.
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Retrieved from ” https: Lemebel was born as Pedro Mardones Lemebel, but when he decided to take the last name of his mother, was the first big aguda decision that reaffirmed his commitment towards his homosexual side, a side that was later incorporated into his literary works. Znajon between and”The Mares of the Apocalypse” carried out at lease fifteen public interventions and in total no more than twenty. The following year he created the program “Cancionero” for the radio show “Radio Tiena.
Pedro Lemebel passed away on January 23, in Santiago, Chile of laryngeal cancer.