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Steve Smith Essay

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Deudor de Petrarca y Dante, el poema amatorio se ha caracterizado por la presencia de un poeta masculino que celebra la belleza de una mujer virtuosa e inalcanzable que es a la vez objeto de su deseo y espejo que define su identidad. El principal interés del poeta y amante es su auto-definición a través de la imagen de la amada, con lo que esta queda relegada al mero papel de musa inspiradora, de espejo. La lírica tradicional amorosa es una lírica especular del Yo-Tú que niega a la mujer amada su propia esencia al erigirla en un ente que refleja la identidad del hombre-poeta-amante.La relación entre el poeta y su musa puede analizarse por referencia a la teoría lacaniana del Imaginario, en la que el "estadio del espejo" representa el momento crucial en que el bebé adquiere identidad propia al ver su imagen reflejada en el espejo. El niño, al buscarse a sí mismo en el espejo, sólo percibe otro ser humano con el que se une e identifica. En lo Imaginario no hay pues ninguna sensación de un Yo separado, puesto que este Yo siempre está alienado en el Otro de la imagen. Pero esta imagen reflejada es una ilusión, necesaria para que el niño pueda adquirir su propia identidad, pero ilusión al fin, puesto que la perfección de la imagen niega la "impotencia motriz y la dependencia de la lactancia del hombrecito en este estadio infans".En el Imaginario existen sólo dos sujetos posibles que se necesitan mutuamente: el Yo y el Tú. El Yo no puede existir sin un Tú que lo refleje y le permita auto-definirse; y el Tú será necesariamente un tú sin personalidad propia, condición necesaria para el perfecto reflejo del Yo. El concepto de Imaginario define la dinámica del poema de amor: la musa no tiene identidad propia, es sólo un reflejo de la imagen ideal del poeta. En la lírica del espejo, la amada es un instrumento silencioso y pasivo del deseo del amante: "she is the gaze that makes the knight real to himself, and what she sees and what she wants are out of the picture altogether." Stevie Smith parodia esta lírica del espejo en su poema Maximilian Esterhazy, donde incluso utiliza formas pronominales antiguas para marcar el peso de una tradición: "When thou dost turn away and no more look / She is a song unsung, and unwrit book." La idealización del poeta borra la identidad de la amada y "the woman still remains this nothing-at-all , this totality of nothingness where each masculine unity comes to look for what will replenish the resemblance to self".En contra de la idea de una musa-mujer-amada silenciosa y pasiva, Stevie Smith trata de presentarnos una Musa humana:...

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