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 (ä′lĕk-sän′drə), Vicente 1898-1984.
Spanish poet. He won the 1977 Nobel Prize for literature.


(Spanish ɑleˈsɑndre)
(Biography) Vicente (viˈθɛnte). 1898–1984, Spanish poet, whose collections include La destrucción o el amor (1935; Destruction or Love): Nobel prize for literature 1977


(ˌɑ lɛkˈsɑn dreɪ)
Vincente, 1898–1984, Spanish poet: Nobel prize 1977.
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Most frequently, those influences come from the languages of the Iberian peninsula, like Calderon and Quevedo, Vicente Aleixandre and Federico Garcia Lorca, Fernando Pessoa and Salvador Espriu.
As a result of his intensive study of Peninsular literature, Kazantzakis undertook the translation into modern Greek of selected poems from the works of Unamuno, Salinas, Lorca, Aleixandre, Alberti, Moreno Villa and other contemporary Spanish poets.
In between we have all kinds of poetry: lovely new translations of the work of Spain's Nobel Laureate Vicente Aleixandre, and poems by Pulitzer Prize winner and former United States Poet Laureate Charles Simic, as well as wonderful art by Richard Turtle and the Catalan painter and sculptor Antoni Tapies.
VICENTE ALEIXANDRE (1898--1984) was a Nobel Prize laureate for
Vicente Aleixandre (Spain, 1898-1984) is awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature Aleixandre "for a creative poetic writing which illuminates man's condition in the cosmos and in present-day society, at the same time representing the great renewal of the traditions of Spanish poetry between the wars.
Pragmatica, poesia y metapoesia en 'El Poeta' de Vicente Aleixandre.
2) El existencialismo poetico indica la conciencia que toman los poetas frente a la crisis social y al conflicto humano, cuyos representantes serian Vicente Aleixandre, Damaso Alonso y Blas de Otero.
Alvarez A, Cacabelos R, Sanpedro C, Garcia-Fantini M, Aleixandre M.
In Madrid he works on a new cultural magazine, Caballo verde para la poesia [Green Horse for Poetry], which publishes surrealist poems by Garcia Lorca, Luis Cernuda, Miguel Hernandez, Vicente Aleixandre, and Jorge Guillen.
And other poets such as Marilar Aleixandre write against the fires: "why fire conspiring with the wind / you unwrite in the forest / my voice you howl without pity" ("por que lume conspirando co vento / desescribes no monte / a mina voz ouleas sen piedade" [29]) and Rabade Villar asks: "The eucalyptuses / which were burning like ships / in somebody else's sea.