Félix Rubén García Sarmiento, known as Rubén Darío, was a Nicaraguan poet who initiated Spanish-American literary movement known as modernismo (modernism) that flourished at the end of the nineteenth century. Darío has had a great and lasting influence on twentieth-century Spanish literature and journalism. He has been praised as the "Prince of Castilian Letters" and undisputed father of the modernismo literary movement. Darío is revered as Nicaragua's greatest diplomat and a leading voice of Central and South America.
French poetry was a determinant influence in Dario's formation as a poet. In the first place, the romantics, particularly Victor Hugo. Later on, and in a decisive ... more »
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- Canto de Esperanza (With English Transla...
- ¡Torres de Dios Poetas! (With English Tr...
- Sinfonia En Gris Mayor (Symphony In Gray...
- Primaveral (With English Translation)
- Autumnal (With English Translation)
- Far Away
- Cancion de Otoño en Primavera (Song of A...
- A Margarita Debayle (To Margarita Debayl...
- Cantos de Vida y Esperanza
- Caracol (A Shell)
- En la muerte de un poeta (With English T...
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