Item description for Breve Antologia Poesia Latinoamer Vang 1920-30 by Jorge Luis Borges, Huidobro, Girondo, Drummond de Andrade, Guillen, Villaurrutia & etc....
Los movimientos de vanguardia, sugeridos en Europa a comienzos del siglo como programa estetico de oposicion a las normas hasta entonces vigentes, significaron una nueva manera de pensar y producir arte. Casi simultaneamente, los artistas americanos fundan en disientas regiones una vanguardia con signos propios: las raices negras, en la poesia de Guillen, el sustrato indigena, en la obra de Vallejo, la mitologia de los compadritos, en los primeros textos de Borges. Esta antologia reune algunas de las expresiones vanguardistas mas significativas de Latinoamerica, organizadas geografica y cronolog icamente, y por movimientos, para facilitar el abordaje de un lector no especializado. Se intercalan manifiestos y poemas, ya que ambos generos constituyen partes indisolubles de una misma actitud artistica: pronunciamiento teorico ante la sociedad y puesta en practica literaria. En este doble gesto contestatario, el lector joven encontrara rasgos que le son afines.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.74" Width: 5.54" Height: 0.41" Weight: 0.41 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 1998
ISBN 9500711168 ISBN13 9789500711166
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More About Jorge Luis Borges, Huidobro, Girondo, Drummond de Andrade, Guillen, Villaurrutia & etc.
Jorges Luis Borges was born in Buenos Aires in 1899 and educated in Europe. One of the most widely acclaimed writers of our time, he published many collections of poems, essays and short stories, before his death in Geneva in June 1986. In 1961 Borges shared the International Publishers' Prize with Samuel Beckett. The Ingram Merrill Foundation granted him its Annual Literary Award in 1966 for his "outstanding contribution to literature." In 1971 Columbia University awarded him the first of many degrees of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa that he was to receive from the English-speaking world. In 1971 he received the fifth biennial Jerusalem Prize and in 1973 was given the Alfonso Reyes Prize, one of Mexico's most prestigious cultural awards. In 1980 he shared the Cervantes Prize (the Spanish world's highest literary accolade) with Gerardo Diego. Borges was Director of the Argentine National Library from 1955 until 1973. In a tribute to Borges, Mario Vargas Llosa wrote: "His is a world of clear, pure, and at the same time unusual ideas...expressed in words of great directness and restraint. [He] was a superb storyteller. One reads most of Borges' tales with the hypnotic interest usually reserved for reading detective fiction..." Andrew Hurley is a translator of numerous works of literature, criticism, history, and memoir. He is professor emeritus at the University of Puerto Rico.
Jorge Luis Borges was born in 1899 and died in 1986 and has an academic affiliation as follows - New Directions.
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