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Begoña M. Rueda: The Hospital Laundress Who Has Won Almost All Poetry Awards | Culture

Begoña M. Rueda in Algeciras, in July of this year.Marcos Moreno In a hospital laundry, the pajamas of the sick, the uniforms of the workers, the gowns of the surgeons, the blankets, the sheets dirty with blood, sweat, vomit, all the fluids that diseased bodies secrete are washed. or recent corpses. “You never know anything […]

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Manuel Vilas: Without money there is no poetry | Culture

02/09/2020 – Barcelona – In the image the writer Sara Mesa in Barcelona. Photo: Massimiliano MinocriMASSIMILIANO MINOCRI / EL PAÍS No matter how great the work of an artist, a writer, or a musician may be, his mouth will always be bigger that asks for food and the howl of his body that asks for […]

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The Portuguese Ana Luísa Amaral wins the XXX Reina Sofía Prize for Ibero-American Poetry | Culture

The Portuguese poet Ana Luisa Amaral, at the Hay Festival in Cartagena in February 2020.RICARDO MALDONADO ROZO / EFE The Portuguese author Ana Luísa Amaral has won the XXX Reina Sofía Prize for Ibero-American Poetry, as announced on Monday by the two organizations that grant the recognition, National Heritage and the University of Salamanca. The […]

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Poetry: Brines, until dawn | Culture

In that time of legend, the city dark as the decline of the regime, the night began in the city when Francisco Brines left home. His home, in front of a neglected barracks, was a neighbor of poets, Caballero Bonald, Fernando Delgado, Fernando Quiñones. Luis Feria also walked there, or Carlos Bousoño came to seek […]

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Día das Letras Galegas 2021: The uncomfortable and renewing poetry of Xela Arias returns from oblivion | Culture

Xela Arias, to whom the 2021 Galician Literature Day is dedicated.REAL ACADEMIA GALEGA / Europa Press Feminist. Nationalist. Breaker. Galicia gives herself to commemorate her lyrics to a contemporary poet as forceful as she is apparently fragile. A writer as resounding in her claims as she has been silenced for years: a “singular, transgressive and […]

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José Manuel Caballero Bonald: Novel, poetry, memory: sixty years of trajectory of Caballero Bonald | Culture

José Manuel Caballero Bonald’s literary career has undoubtedly been one of the most solid in contemporary Spanish culture. Of course it has rained a lot since the publication of your first book, entitled Divinations (1952), when a 26-year-old young man collected in Madrid, after making the linotype operator dizzy with urgent last-minute changes, the little […]

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Photos: Life, art and poetry of Francisco Brines | Culture

6 pictures Awarded with the 2020 Cervantes Prize, the Valencian poet Francisco Brines has been the subject of several meetings and talks, organized by the Festival of the Word of the University of Alcalá de Henares this week. In the historic building of the Plaza de San Diego in that Madrid town there is also […]

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Francisco Brines, ethical poetry and home Cervantes | Culture

Francisco Brines, at his home in La Oliva, photographed by Jesús Císcar.Jesus Císcar Francisco Brines (Oliva, 1932) wrote: “Time is my body and my enigma.” The phrase appeared in the prologue to his first personal anthology, The certainty of poetry, a title that also heads the exhibition that the University of Alcalá de Henares dedicates […]

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The poetry of Ada Salas, the voice of Niño de Elche and the painting of Van der Weyden come together in ‘Descent’ | Culture

Niño de Elche and Carlos Marquerie, in a rehearsal last Tuesday of ‘Descent’.KIKE TO Carlos Marquerie likes the word “transfer” to talk about his work Descent, based on the collection of poems of the same title by Ada Salas. He was not looking for a recital or a theatrical adaptation. His dramaturgy is not a […]

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‘Mythological passions’: The Prado unleashes passions crossed with Titian’s ‘poetry’ | Culture

Six o’clock Poetry mythological paintings that Titian painted in pairs for Philip II between 1553 and 1562 had not seen each other for four centuries. They got together in March 2020 in London for an exhibition that opened on a Monday and closed on Wednesday of the same week. And there they stayed, in a […]

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