Gonzalo Rojas





Gonzalo Rojas

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born
in Chile
December 20, 1917

died
April 25, 2011


About this author

Gonzalo Rojas Pizarro (December 20, 1917 – April 25, 2011) was a Chilean poet. His work is part of the continuing Latin American avant-garde literary tradition of the twentieth century.


Biography

He was the seventh son of a coal miner, born in the port town of Lebu, Chile.[1] Later on, during his youth he was the editor of the magazine Antarctica in Santiago de Chile and University lecturer in Valparaiso.

Between 1938-1941 he played a part in the surrealist group Mandrágora founded by Braulio Arenas, Teófilo Cid and Enrique Gómez Correa. Seven years later in 1948 his first book of poems was published in Santiago.

After the 1973 Chilean coup d'état he was forced to go into exile, an “undocumented person”. He was stripped of his diplomatic positi...more


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Gonzalo Rojas: Poeta del Re...
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