Delmira Agustini born in Montevideo, Uruguay, in 1886. At a young age she began to compose and publish poems in literary journals such as "La Alborada," where she wrote a society column under the modernista pen name "Joujou." Soon she attracted the attention of Latin America's preeminent intellectuals who, however, remarked her beauty and youth over her poetry. This mechanism of textualization, that is, the conversion of the female writer into a literary object, haunted Agustini throughout her career and continued even after her tragic death.
In 1907, Delmira Agustini published her first book of poems, El libro blanco (Frágil), which was very well ... more »
Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.
- Intima (Intimate)
- El Nudo (The Knot )
- Nocturno (Nocturne )
- Tu Boca (Your Mouth)
- Mi Musa Triste
- Debout Sur Mon Orgueil Je Veux Montrer A...
- El Poeta Leva el Ancla
- Inextinguibles (Immutable)
- El Poeta Y La Ilusion (The Poet and the ...
- Explosión (Explosion)
- Al Claro De Luna (In The Light Of The Mo...
- I Live, I Die, I Burn, I Drown
Comments about Delmira Agustini
(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)
(26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616)
(12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973)
(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886)
Edgar Allan Poe
(19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849)
(7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941)
(16 August 1920 – 9 March 1994)
(31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821)