Geography, memory and experience: the spaces in Sergio Pitol
This article aims to study a key aspect of the literary work of the Mexican writer Sergio Pitol. In good measure, his work consecrates a diversity of geographical spaces. By the way of some literary strategies, as a voice that combines the essay and the autobiographical narration or the fugue structure, Pitol connects his experiences and practices of space with his own memories. Through a geocritical perspective, this article focuses on Cementerio de tordos (1982), El arte de la fuga (1996), El viaje (2001) and in their literary features about geography and memory. The author’s experience of space reveals a meaningful bond with a re-creation of memory, one of the most important techniques of Sergio Pitol writing.