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By the close of the twentieth century, the brilliant poets that had emerged from the Americas included Ruben Dario, Pablo Neruda, Cesar Vallejo, Vicente Huidobro, and Octavio Paz. To this list must be added Jorge Carrera Andrade, an Ecuadorian, who spent his entire adult life traveling as a diplomat, politician, and poet. Despite a brief flurry of attention generated in thBy the close of the twentieth century, the brilliant poets that had emerged from the Americas included Ruben Dario, Pablo Neruda, Cesar Vallejo, Vicente Huidobro, and Octavio Paz. To this list must be added Jorge Carrera Andrade, an Ecuadorian, who spent his entire adult life traveling as a diplomat, politician, and poet. Despite a brief flurry of attention generated in the United States by his book, Secret Country (New York: MacMillan, 1946), published just after he served as Ecuadorian Consul General to the United States in San Francisco, Andrade has since been forgotten by American anthologists and literary critics. But in fact the late Andrade was a leading figure in Latin American letters. This volume of his poetry was selected and translated by Steven Ford Brown and is presented in both Spanish and English. Its publication coincides with a UNESCO event remembering Andrade....

Title : Century of the Death of the Rose: Selected Poems of Jorge Carrera Andrade
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ISBN : 9781588381026
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 180 Pages
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Century of the Death of the Rose: Selected Poems of Jorge Carrera Andrade Reviews

  • John
    2018-11-25 05:16

    Ecuador's former poet laureate deserves rediscovery!

  • Laurie
    2018-11-27 08:22

    Beautiful poetry about Ecuador.

  • Mills College Library
    2018-12-11 06:02

    861 C314c 2002