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Octavio Paz

Octavio PazBorn: 31-Mar-1914
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: 19-Apr-1998
Location of death: Mexico City, Mexico
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered)

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet, Author, Diplomat

Nationality: Mexico
Executive summary: The Labyrinth of Solitude

Military service: Spanish Civil War (Republican)

Wife: Elena Garro (m. 1937, div. 1959)
Daughter: Helena Paz Garro
Wife: Marie Jo Paz (m. 1970, until his death)
Mother: Josefina Lozano
Father: Octavio Paz

    University: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
    University: UC Berkeley
    Professor: Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry, Harvard University (1971-72)

    Mexican Ambassador 1962-68 to India
    Revista Mexicana de Literatura Co-Founder
    Cervantes Prize 1981
    Friedenspreis des Deutschen Buchhandels 1984
    Guggenheim Fellowship
    Nobel Prize for Literature 1990
    Mexican Ancestry

Author of books:
Luna Silvestre (1933, poetry)
Bajo tu Clara Sombra y Otros Poemas (1937, poetry)
No pasaran! (1937, poetry)
Libertad bajo Palabra (1949, poetry)
El Laberinto de la Soledad (1950, essays)
¿Águila o sol? (1951, poetry)
El Arco y la Lira (1956, essays)
Piedra de Sol (1957, poetry)
Las Peras del Olmo (1957, essays)
Salamandra (1962, poetry)
Blanco (1967, poetry)
Conjunciones y Disyunciones (1969)
Ladera Este (1971, poetry)
El Mono Gramático (1974)
Pasado en Claro (1975, poetry)
Vuelta (1976, poetry)
Hijos del Aire (1979, poetry)
Árbol Adentro (1987, poetry)
The Collected Poems of Octavia Paz, 1957-1987 (1987, poetry)
Tiempo Nublado (1983)
La Otra Voz (1990)
Itinerario (1993)


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