Huidobro, Vicente, 1893-1948

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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

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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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referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, 1932-2005 Houghton Library
creatorOf Amunátegui, Ximena. Cartas de Ximena Amunátegui a Vicente Huidobro, con dos cartas de Vicente Huidobro a Ximena Amunátegui. Biblioteca Nacional de España, Biblioteca Nacional - Madrid
referencedIn Leal, Luis, 1907-2010. Luis Leal papers, 1946-1985. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Huidobro, Vicente 1893-1948. Altazor Preface III Vicente Huidobro. Biblioteca Nacional de España, Biblioteca Nacional - Madrid
referencedIn Manuscripts and proofs of New Directions books, 1937-1997. Houghton Library
creatorOf Vicente Huidobro papers, 1886-1968 Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Portales, Manuela. Carta de Manuela Portales a Vicente Huidobro. Biblioteca Nacional de España, Biblioteca Nacional - Madrid
referencedIn Graywolf Press Archives, 1978-2010 University of Minnesota Libraries. Literary Manuscripts Collection, Manuscripts Division. [mss]
referencedIn Enrique Lihn papers, 1941-1988 Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Lihn, Enrique. Enrique Lihn papers, 1941-1988. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Fernández, María Luisa. Cartas de María Luisa Fernández a su hijo Vicente Huidobro. Biblioteca Nacional de España, Biblioteca Nacional - Madrid
referencedIn Victoria Ortiz Papers, 1942-1999 and undated (bulk 1960-1990) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Huidobro, Vicente 1893-1948. Cartas de Vicente Huidobro a su hija Manuela. Biblioteca Nacional de España, Biblioteca Nacional - Madrid
referencedIn Emilio Adolfo Westphalen papers regarding surrealism in Latin America, 1938-1995 Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Gary Snyder Papers, 1910-2003;, (1945-2002 bulk) University of California, Davis. General Library. . Dept. of Special Collections
creatorOf Huidobro, Vicente, 1893-1948. Vicente Huidobro papers, 1886-1968. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Huidobro, Vicente 1893-1948. Carta de Vicente Huidobro a Rosamel del Valle. Biblioteca Nacional de España, Biblioteca Nacional - Madrid
creatorOf Westphalen, Emilio Adolfo, 1911-. Emilio Westphalen papers regarding surrealism in Latin America, 1922-1995, bulk 1938-1951. Getty Research Institute
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associatedWith Amunátegui, Ximena. person
associatedWith Fernández, María Luisa. person
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associatedWith Huidobro, Manuela. person
associatedWith Leal, Luis, 1907-2010. person
associatedWith Lihn, Enrique person
associatedWith Lihn, Enrique. person
correspondedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith Ortiz, Victoria, 1942- person
associatedWith Portales, Manuela. person
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associatedWith Westphalen, Emilio Adolfo, 1911- person
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Europe
Chile—Politics and government—1920-1970
Chile
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Avant-garde (Aesthetics)--Europe--History--20th century
Experimental poetry
Chilean poetry
Avant-garde (Aesthetics)--History--20th century
Latin American poetry
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Birth 1893-01-10

Death 1948-01-02

Chileans

French,

Spanish; Castilian

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