Julia de Burgos





Julia de Burgos


Born
in Carolina, Puerto Rico
February 17, 1914

Died
July 06, 1953

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Julia de Burgos (February 17, 1914 – July 6, 1953) is considered by many as the greatest poet to have been born in Puerto Rico, and along with Gabriela Mistral, is considered as one of the greatest poets of Latin America. She was also an advocate for the independence of Puerto Rico and an ardent civil rights activist for women and African/Afro-Caribbean writers.

Average rating: 4.12 · 841 ratings · 39 reviews · 15 distinct worksSimilar authors
Song of the Simple Truth: T...

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3.89 avg rating — 449 ratings — published 1982 — 3 editions
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Julia de Burgos: Yo Misma F...

4.72 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 1986
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Poema En Veinte Surcos

4.54 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1983
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A Julia de Burgos

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4.52 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1938
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El Mar y Tu: Otros Poemas

4.57 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1981
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Julia De Burgos: Amor Y Sol...

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Obra poética

4.78 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1961 — 2 editions
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Cartas a Consuelo

4.29 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2014
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Antología poética

4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1967 — 5 editions
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Roses in the Mirror

3.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1992
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More books by Julia de Burgos…
“Don't let the hand you hold
hold you down.”
Julia de Burgos, El Mar y Tu: Otros Poemas

“Voy a hacer un rompeolas
con mi alegria pequena. No quiero que sepa el mar que por mi pecho van penas.”
Julia de Burgos

“Yo, múltiple, como en contradicción”
Julia de Burgos, Song of the Simple Truth: The Complete Poems of Julia de Burgos

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