Chilean Nicanor Parra won the Cervantes Prize at age 97

Posted on December 1, 2011 • Filed under: Chile, Culture

The poet, brother of the folklorist Violeta Parra, is the flagship of the “anti-poetry,” which involves the use of everyday language in the traditional poetry.The Chilean poet Nicanor Parra has now become the third Chilean to win the Cervantes Prize , after his compatriots Gonzalo Rojas Jorge Edwards and were awarded the top honor of Hispanic literature in 1999 and 2003, respectively. Read Article

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