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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Taft Lecture, Spanish: Jose Prats Sariol

José Prats Sariol

Gives the talk: Baroque times in Latin America: José Lezama Lima y el Curso Délfico

April 29, 2011

Literary critic, novelist , essay writer and university professor, José Prats Sariol (La Habana, 1946) has published the novels Mariel (1997, 1999), Guanago Gay (2001), and the essays Estudios sobre poesía cubana (1988), Criticar al Crítico (1983), Fabelo (1994) y No leas poesía ( 2007). Prats Sariol was part of the group of critics that prepared the final edition of Paradiso, by José Lezama Lima, for the UNESCO in 1988, and has offered conferences in universities and cultural centers of Austria, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Norway, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Denmark, Mexico, Venezuela and the United States.

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