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Title: Antonio Dal Masetto (1938-) : a study of a writer's craft, and an exploration of his place on the Argentine literary map
Author: MacKeith, G. N.
Awarding Body: University of London
Current Institution: University College London (University of London)
Date of Award: 2007
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I became interested in the work of Antonio Dal Masetto through reading his weekly column in the Argentine newspaper Pdgina/12 when I lived in Buenos Aires for a period in 2002. These were short observational pieces about characters and situations in the city with a narrative perspective which seemed to denote an 'outsider'. As an outsider myself, I found this voice inclusive and intriguing and also sometimes very funny. It struck me that the perceptions in this column were more profound than material I might have expected to appear in a daily broadsheet newspaper. The style of the writing appealed to me this cool observational tone, a gentle humour, a simple prose and a certain implicit quality which reminded me of poetry. This was my initial subjective response.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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