Huidobro, Vicente, 1893-1948

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1893-01-10
Death 1948-01-02
Chileans
French, Spanish; Castilian

Biographical notes:

Vicente Huidobro, the Chilean poet, novelist, playwright and polemicist, lived much of his life in Europe, where he took part in various avant-garde movements of the 1910s, including Cubism, Dada, and Ultraism. He founded at least seven little magazines. In 1925, he ran for president of Chile. In the 1930s he joined the Communist party and fought in the Spanish Civil War; he also fought in World War II.

From the description of Vicente Huidobro papers, 1886-1968. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81363894

Biographical/Historical Note

Vicente Huidobro, the Chilean poet, novelist, playwright and polemicist, lived much of his life in Europe, where he took part in various avant-garde movements of the 1910s, including Cubism, Dada, and Ultraism. He founded at least seven little magazines. In 1925, he ran for president of Chile. In the 1930s he joined the Communist party and fought in the Spanish Civil War; he also fought in World War II.

From the guide to the Vicente Huidobro papers, 1886-1968, (Getty Research Institute)

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Subjects:

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

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  • Europe (as recorded)
  • Chile—Politics and government—1920-1970 (as recorded)
  • Chile (as recorded)