Julio Valle Castillo

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Julio Valle Castillo
Born August 10, 1952
Masaya, Nicaragua
Occupation poet, novelist, painter, essayist, literary critic and art critic
Nationality Nicaragua Nicaraguan

Julio Valle Castillo (born August 10, 1952), was born in Masaya, Nicaragua. He is a poet, novelist, painter, essayist, and a critic of literature and art.

Early life and career[edit]

Valle-Castillo studied Hispanic Language and Literature at the National Autonomous University in Mexico.[1] Valle-Castillo began publishing his poems in Pablo Antonio Cuadra's newspaper supplement, "La Prensa Literaria", in the 1970s.[2] Valle-Castillo later published his first book in 1977, "Las Armas Iniciales". Valle-Castillo, along with Mayra Jiménez,[3] served as editor of "Poesía Libre", a monthly publication published during the Sandinista government.[4]

As of 2006, Julio Valle-Castillo served as the director of the Instituto Nicaragüense de Cultura (INC) (Nicaraguan Institute of Culture).[5]

Literary works[edit]

Published[6]
  • Las armas iniciales (1977)
  • Las primeras notas del laúd (1977)
  • Formas migratorias (1979)
  • Materia jubilosa (1986)
  • Ronda tribal para el nacimiento de Sandino (1981)
  • Con los pasos cantados (1998)
Poetry
  • Poetas modernistas de Nicaragua (1978)
  • Rimbaud entre nosotros (1993)
  • Poesía francesa / Traducciones nicaragüenses (1993);
  • Hija del día / Artes poéticas nicaragüenses (1994);
  • Nicaragua: cuentos escogidos (1998)
  • Cuentos nicaragüenses (2002)
Essays
  • El inventario del paraíso (1986)
  • La catedral de León de Nicaragua (2000)
  • Las humanidades de la poesía nicaragüense (2001)
Novel
  • Réquiem en Castilla del Oro (1966)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Julio Valle Castillo" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-09-20. 
  2. ^ Tünnermann Bernheim, Carlos. "Julio Valle - Castillo". El Nuevo Diario (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-09-20. 
  3. ^ Craven, David (2002). Art and revolution in Latin America, 1910-1990. Yale University Press. p. 137. ISBN 0-300-08211-8. 
  4. ^ Whisnant, David E. (1995). Rascally signs in sacred places: the politics of culture in Nicaragua. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. p. 204. ISBN 0-8078-4523-X. 
  5. ^ Shade, Eunice. "Hay democratización en la cultura". El Nuevo Diario (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-09-21. 
  6. ^ Leonor González, Marta. "Julio Valle-Castillo, pajaritero mayor". La Prensa Litararia (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-09-20. 

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