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Paz(päz, päs), Octavio 1914-1998.
Mexican writer whose essays, including The Labyrinth of Solitude (1950), and volumes of poetry, such as Sun Stone (1957), often explore the Mexican identity. He won the 1990 Nobel Prize for literature.
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(Biography) Octavio (ɔkˈtaβjo). 1914–98, Mexican poet and essayist. His poems include the cycle Piedra de Sol (1957) and Blanco (1967). Nobel prize for literature 1990
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Octavio, 1914–98, Mexican poet and essayist: Nobel prize 1990.
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