Homage to Juan Gelman

The L.A. Review of Books just published a superb homage to recently deceased poet Juan Gelman by Víctor Rodríguez Núñez &Katherine M. Hedeen. Opening paras below — for the whole essay, click here. Juan Gelman or “about a truth that didn’t believe in death.” March 23rd, 2014 The Spanish language edition of this article is available immediately below the English. We also present selections of Juan Gelman’s poetry below, in both Spanish … Read more Homage to Juan Gelman

Juan Gelman (1930-2014)

remembering their little bones when it rains the compañeros stomp on darkness set forth from death wander the tender night I hear their voices like living faces —from Remembering Their Little Bones Just learned form his French translator, Jean Portante, that the great Argentinian poet Juan Gelman passed away the night before last in Mexico where he had been living for several decades. Gelman was a major force in Latin … Read more Juan Gelman (1930-2014)