50 years of the Nobel Prize to Neruda: from the figure of the great Latin American poet to criticism for rape

50 years of the Nobel Prize to Neruda from the

Pablo Neruda in May 1956, in Budapest, with the Liberty Bridge over the Danube in the background (Photo: EFE) On the morning of October 21, 1971, the world learned that the Nobel Prize for Literature was once again in the hands of a Latin American. And not just anyone: Pablo Neruda. It was the third … Read more

Deemed too white to translate the black poet Amanda Gorman, she resigns after an “outcry”

Deemed too white to translate the black poet Amanda Gorman

In the Netherlands, Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, the translator of the young star who had caused a sensation during the inauguration of Joe Biden, preferred to throw in the towel after many criticisms on his ability to understand the work of an author colored. A Dutch novelist has resigned as translator of poet Amanda Gorman, the … Read more

American poet Louise Glück wins the Nobel Prize for Literature

American poet Louise Gluck wins the Nobel Prize for Literature

By Anna Ringstrom, Simon Johnson STOCKHOLM, Oct 8 (Reuters) – American poet Louise Glück won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature for a work that explores family and childhood with an unmistakable poetic voice that, with stark beauty, makes individual existence universal, “said the Thursday the Swedish Academy. Former United States President Barack Obama presents … Read more

Poet Natasha Trethewey: “My mother’s death is a wound that I carry that does not heal”

Poet Natasha Trethewey My mothers death is a wound that

Interview.- Little known in France, the famous American poet published her first novel, Memorial Drive. In this moving story, which recounts her mother’s feminicide, she plunges us into the heart of racial discrimination and domestic violence. In Memorial Drive, Natasha Trethewey, 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and Poet Laureate of the United States in 2012 … Read more

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