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La leyenda de El Dorado y otros mitos del Descubrimiento de América

Christian Kupchick

9788497636346
304 pages
Ediciones Nowtilus SL
Overview
Descubre las míticas ciudades del Nuevo Mundo, cuyas riquezas encandilaron durante los siglos XVI y XVII a conquistadores y sacerdotes españoles y portugueses, que sucumbieron a la fiebre del metal más preciado y cruzaron un océano de tempestades y enfermedades en busca del mítico oro.
Author Bio
Christian Kupchik was born in Buenos Aires and has resided in Paris, Barcelona, Stockholm, and Montevideo. He studied psychology at the University of Buenos Aires in Paris V (Vincennes) and later studied Nordic philology at the University of Stockholm. For some twenty five years now he has been working in the field of cultural journalism with diverse media in Europe and Latin America. He has published five books of poetry (one of them, Transatlantik, in Swedish), one book of short stories (Fuera de Lugar, Cal y Canto, Montevideo, 1996), an analysis of the Swedish philosopher and visionary Emmanuel Swedenborg, La Arquitectura del Cielo (Adriana Hidalgo, Buenos Aires, 2003), and the anthology of short stories, En la Vía—Cuentos desde un tren (Norma Editorial, Buenos Aires, 2004) and Relatos de París (Cántaro, Buenos Aires, 2005). He edited the collection Planeta Nómade, which deals with travel literature, for Planeta Publishing Argentina, and has participated in various conferences addressing this thematic area (University of Rosario, Argentina, 2002 / 2005, UNAM., México, 2003). In 2005, his Project, Sopa Paraguaya; Viaje por la piel de la Utopía, was a finalist for Seix Barral Chronicles Prize from the New Journalism Foundation (Colombia).