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Odio to ILV.pdf
Eunice Odio (1919-1974) was a Costa Rican poet who lived most of her working life in Guatemala, New York, and Mexico City, where she died. Her work has come under renewed critical attention. She was an eccentric, prophetic poet who lived "outside the…

Escobar Galindo to ILV.pdf
Born in 1943, David Escobar Galindo began publishing poems in his twenties and soon became one of El Salvador's most recognizable poetic voices. While others experimented with radical forms and unconventional subject matter, Escobar Galindo stuck to…

Cuenca to ILV I.pdf
Abel Cuenca (1909-1975) was one of the Communist organizers of a 1932 peasant uprising in western El Salvador that was crushed by the military dictator Maximiliano Hernández Martínez. The mass murders carried out by army troops on the dictator's…

Pajara Pinta December 1968.pdf
This is issue no. 36 of La Pájara Pinta, an influential and pioneering literary and political journal that was published in San Salvador from 1966 to 1972. It featured poems and essays by left-wing authors, many of them in exile and others who later…

Inventario cover.pdf
This volume of López Vallecillos' poetry was published in 1977, a time of sharpening tensions and rising political violence in El Salvador. While many of his poetic colleagues were writing plainly political verse, had joined guerrilla movements, or…

Imagenes cover.pdf
López Vallecillos published this volume of introspective, at times melancholic poetry in 1961, the year he turned 29.

Gerardo Barrios cover.pdf
Although López Vallecillos was not trained as a historian, his two-volume biography of the nineteenth century president and caudillo Gerardo Barrios was one of the first documentary histories of El Salvador ever published. He relied on letters,…

Periodismo cover.pdf
This is the cover of López Vallecillos's widely cited history of journalism in El Salvador, published in 1964, in which he traces the history of news-writing and commentary from Spanish colonial times until the advent of television journalism in the…
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