Nicanor Parra

Physicist, Author

1914 –

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Who is Nicanor Parra?

Nicanor Parra Sandoval is a Chilean poet, mathematician, and physicist. He is considered an influential poet in Chile and throughout Latin America. Some rank him among the most important poets of Spanish language literature. Parra describes himself as an "anti-poet," due to his distaste for standard poetic pomp and function; after recitations he exclaims "Me retracto de todo lo dicho".

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Born
Sep 5, 1914
Chillán
Also known as
  • Nicanor Parra Sandoval
Siblings
Children
Nationality
  • Chile
Profession
Education
  • University of Chile
  • Brown University
Lived in
  • Chillán

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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