Gómez-Correa, Enrique, 1915-1995

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Dates:
Birth 1915-08-15
Death 1995-07-27
Chileans
Spanish; Castilian, English, French

Biographical notes:

Gómez-Correa was a poet, essayist and editor who earned a living as a lawyer and diplomat. A central figure in the South American surrealist movement, he founded the Mandrágora group in Chile in 1937, and soon thereafter, a journal by the same name. He lived in Paris for three years in the 1940s, where he became acquainted with Magritte and Breton. He wrote more than twenty books, including poetry, essays and drama.

From the description of Gómez-Correa papers, 1920-1995. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80500860

Biographical/Historical Note

Gómez-Correa was a poet, essayist and editor who earned a living as a lawyer and diplomat. A central figure in the South American surrealist movement, he founded the Mandrágora group in Chile in 1937, and soon thereafter, a journal by the same name. He lived in Paris for three years in the 1940s, where he became acquainted with René Magritte and André Breton. He wrote more than twenty books, including poetry, essays and drama.

From the guide to the Enrique Gómez-Correa papers, 1920-1995, (Getty Research Institute)

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Subjects:

  • Avant-garde (Aesthetics)--Europe--History--20th century
  • Mandrágora
  • Chilean poetry
  • Mandrágora
  • Avant-garde (Aesthetics)--History--20th century
  • Latin American poetry
  • Experimental poetry
  • Surrealism (Literature)

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  • Europe (as recorded)