TITLE: Odysseas Elytis & the Hispanic World
SPEAKER: Pedro Serrano, Rei Berroa
EVENT DATE: 01/27/2012
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 103 minutes
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Odysseas Elytis influenced Hispanic literature in the late 1930s and 1940s with his exuberant style, adding a further level of passion to the established poetic romanticism of the day. In this presentation, which commemorates the centennial of Elytis' birth, poets Pedro Serrano and Rei Berroa discussed the Nobel Laureate's importance within the Hispanic world of letters.
Speaker Biography: Pedro Serrano is a poet, librettist and translator.
Speaker Biography: Rei Berroa is a Dominican-American poet, university professor, literary and cultural critic, and translator.