DARIO, Ruben

A Nicaraguan poet born in 1867, Ruben Darío is remembered as the father of modernismo and a key figure in the revival of Spanish-language literature in the 19up>th century.

Darío led a cosmopolitan lifestyle, traveling extensively throughout the Americas and Europeas a diplomat and journalist.

His best-known works include AzulProsas profanasCantos de vida y esperanza and Canto errante, which together encompass the various strains of modernismo in its different stages.

Darío died in 1916.

Links:

http://www.english.emory.edu/Bahri/Dario.html

http://www.epdlp.com/escritor.phpid=1626

http://www.yoyita.com/ruben_dario.html

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