(Note: READ the poem FIRST, before this commentary.) Delmira Agustini ( – ) She was a rising poet in Uruguay, known for original imagery while. Born in in Montevideo, Uruguay, Delmira Agustini is one of the most celebrated Latin American poets of the last century, known for her precocious talent. Explosion. If life is love, blessed be life! I want more life to love. Today I feel A thousandyears of an idea are worth not One beautiful instance of the soul. My heart.

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In addition to beginning to explosoon poetry when she was 10 years old, she studied French, music and painting. Born in Montevideothe daughter of Italian immigrants, Agustini was a precocious child.

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Delmira Agustini – Just as her heart began to die, it simultaneously heals and comes back to existence as the power of love fills her heart. Tuesday, December 7, Explosion – Delmira Agustini. The Life and Works of Delmira Agustini. Since poets may be represented more than once, photos and biographical information will be only with the first posting of a poem by each.

Una aproximacion a la poesia de Delmira Agustini Biblioteca. Download El jardin de las estatuas: Yeats 2 Wislawa Szymborska 2 ancient Egypt 2 A. Newer Post Older Post Home. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. This graceful translation and bilingual edition, now in paperback, is the first to bring English readers a representative sampling of the poetry Delmira Agustini published before her untimely death on July 6, at the age of twenty-seven.

In my understanding of the poem, Augustini attempts to tell us how despair and sorrow are the two reactants that can cause an explosion producing love. Delmira Agustini was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, on October 24, to wealthy parents of German and Italian descent. In the poem, Augustini explains how the negative emotions and desires of life can cause an explosion and creation of a new emotion, love.


She was a rising poet in Uruguay, known for original imagery while exhibiting a strong command of traditional Spanish meters and forms, when she died at the age of relmira Eros is the protagonist in many of Agustini’s literary works. My almost mile road-trip Deirdra Greenleaf’s Poetry. Delmira Agustini – Explosion Explosion.

Inshe married Enrique Job Reyes, however, her life was cut short when her husband murdered her and committed suicide. She married Enrique Job Reyes on August 14, but left him a month later. I also did a poem by Delmira Agustini, and I noticed a lot of similarities between the two themes.

Explosión (Explosion) – Poem by Delmira Agustini

Her life was cut short inwhen Enrique Job Reyes, her ex-husband, shot her to death and exp,osion turned the gun on himself. From Morning Songs p. Thus my goal is to post one poem each day for explowion year as an exercise and meditation on the subject.

Relevant Links “About” me Back Cover Download Save. De poeta y de loco. Agustini’s writing style is best classified in the first phase of modernismwith themes based on fantasy and exotic subjects. No other poem speaks aggustini much to me in encouraging that optimistic, hopeful view.

From The Stars of the Abyss p. Date and year link. Sorrow eventually disappears as love becomes the ultimate feeling that sways emotions in the realm of happiness.

Life continues onward yet the feeling of love rattles the balance of life. Manage research, learning and skills at defaultlogic. Poetics of Eros is a response to a resurgent interest not just in the poems but in the passionate and daring woman behind them and the social and political world she inhabited.


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She specialized in the topic of female sexuality during a time when the literary world was dominated by men. I want more life to love! And a commentary on the dark side of the passion.

She died in her house in Montevideo eplosion, Uruguay. Create an account using LinkedIn to manage and organize your omni-channel knowledge.

Now I feel A thousand years of ideas are not worth One blue minute of sentiment.

I have followed the same protocol in tagging the poems here. Erosgod of love, symbolizes eroticism and is the inspiration to Agustini’s poems about carnal pleasures. But without a murderous rage directed at the love object.

From The Empty Chalices p. Carefully selected for this bilingual, en face edition, the poems collected here track and highlight Agustini’s development and strengths as an esplosion her methods of experimentation, first relying on modernista forms and later abandoning them—and her focus on the figure of the male, which she portrays as the crux of devotion and attention but deems ultimately unreachable.

Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities agutsini social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Delmira Augustini is considered to be the first major woman poet in Latin America. Delmira Agustini was born in Montevideo, Uruguay on October 24,