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Music for Unknown Journeys by Cristian Aliaga – New and Selected Prose Poems: Travels in Europe, Africa and the Americas - Liverpool Scholarship Online
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Music for Unknown Journeys by Cristian Aliaga: New and Selected Prose Poems: Travels in Europe, Africa and the Americas

Benjamin Bollig

Abstract

What is the purpose of travel in an age when millions are displaced against their will or have no home to speak of in the first place? How can we travel without being tourists, without erasing the stories of those who live where we visit? These are some of the questions addressed in Cristian Aliaga’s compelling collection of prose poems, Music for Unknown Journeys. This collection contains Aliaga’s “travelling sketches,” in the tradition of Matsuo Bashō, John Berger, or W.G. Sebald. Each prose poem is geographically situated in his travels across Patagonia or his more recent journeys around t ... More

Keywords: Cristian Aliaga, Poetry, Argentina, Patagonia, Travel

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781800348097
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781800348097.001.0001

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Benjamin Bollig, author

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