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Chapters: Oscar Gonzáles, Julio Escoto, Augusto Monterroso, Eduardo Bähr, Ramón Amaya Amador, Lucila Gamero de Medina, Javier Abril Espinoza, Froylán Turcios, Roberto Sosa, Óscar Acosta, Augusto Coello. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 40. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher''s book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: For the Argentine table tennis player, see Oscar Gonzales (table tennis). For the Argentine racing driver, see Óscar González Oscar Gonzales is an author and poet born in Puerto Cortes, Honduras. He has published five books in the areas of literature and the social sciences and has received important literary awards from Yale University. Lauded by the renowned Mexican poet and intellectual José Emilio Pacheco as "the rise of a fresh and unique young voice," Oscar Gonzales studied under Yale''s eminent literary critics Harold Bloom, Manuel Durán, and Roberto González-Echevarría. He has a combined B.A. in Latin American studies (history, economics and literature) and B.A./M.A. in Latin American literature from Yale University, and in 1991 he became the first undergraduate to win Yale''s coveted Theron Rockwell Field Prize for his anthology of poems Donde el plomo flota (Where Lead Floats). He currently resides in Washington DC with his wife and three children. Durán classifies Gonzales''s work with that of Nobel Prize winner Pablo Neruda "because of the amplitude of his poetry''s horizons, the strength and firmness of its voice, and the ''intimist'' and cosmic sensuality of his love poetry. Eroticism and panoramic vision of nature are characteristics that unite the two poets, together with an interest in the themes of liberty and the disdain of oppression, injustice, tyranny." Gonzales grew up on the north coast of Honduras in the city of Puerto Cortes, one of the largest harbors in Central America. His father was a union...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=731694


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