While hardly a fan of poetry, it doesn’t mean I don’t, occasionally, stumble into/onto poems, or antipoems, that make an impression, catch me up, make me reconsider—if ever so briefly—that I might be missing out. This collection of the author’s antipoems, given as ‘speech-poems’ at award ceremonies (his receiving the Juan Rulfo prize and an honorary doctorate) and testimonials celebrating Vicente Huidobro and the Chilean educator Luis Oyarzún, are compact insights into the author’s erudition, hu...more
Seguiré cazando libros suyos, tan difíciles de conseguir por estas tierras. Arriba Parra!
"Arte Poética I"
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Parra comes from the artistically prolific Chilean Parra family of performers, musicians, artists, and writers. His sister, Violeta Parra, is possibly the most important folk singer the nation has ...more