Cultural

Rubén, Cien Años: Marking Rubén Darío's Centenary (1867-1916)

  • Instituto Cervantes, 15-19 Devereux Court, London

The  Embassy of Nicaragua,  Instituto Cervantes  and  Canning House  invite you to an event to mark Rubén Darío's centenary (1867-1916). Darío was a Nicaraguan poet who initiated the Spanish-American literary movement known as  modernismo  that flourished at the end of the 19th century. Darío has had a great and lasting influence on 20th-century Spanish literature and journalism.

The Embassy of NicaraguaInstituto Cervantes and Canning House invite you to an event to mark Rubén Darío's centenary (1867-1916). Darío was a Nicaraguan poet who initiated the Spanish-American literary movement known as modernismo that flourished at the end of the 19th century. Darío has had a great and lasting influence on 20th-century Spanish literature and journalism. He has been praised as the "Prince of Castilian Letters" and undisputed father of the modernismo literary movement.

The talk will be delivered by Ian Gibson - an Irish author and Hispanist known for his biographies of Antonio Machado, Salvador Dalí, Henry Spencer Ashbee, and particularly his work on Federico García Lorca, for which he won several awards, including the 1989 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for biography.

In English with bilingual reading of Rubén Darío's texts.

To attend this event please RSVP to Instituto Cervantes.

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