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Xavier Villaurrutia

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Xavier Villaurrutia y González (27 March 1903 – 25 December 1950) was a Mexican poet and playwright whose most famous works are the short theatrical dramas called Autos profanos, compiled in the work Poesía y teatro completos, published in 1953. [1]

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Copper Canyon Press

Copper Canyon Press is an independent, non-profit small press, specializing in the publication of poetry and located in Port Townsend, Washington.

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Eliot Weinberger

Eliot Weinberger (born 6 February 1949) is a contemporary American writer, essayist, editor, and translator.

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Escuela Nacional Preparatoria

The Escuela Nacional Preparatoria (National Preparatory High School) (ENP), the oldest senior High School system in Mexico, belonging to the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), opened its doors on February 1, 1868.

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Experimental theatre

Experimental theatre (also known as avant-garde theatre) began in Western theatre in the late 19th century with Alfred Jarry and his Ubu plays as a rejection of both the age in particular and, in general, the dominant ways of writing and producing plays.

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Los Contemporáneos

Los Contemporáneos (which means "The Contemporaries" in Spanish) can refer to a Mexican modernist group, active in the late 1920s and early 1930s, as well as to the literary magazine which served as the group's mouthpiece and artistic vehicle from 1928 to 1931.

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Mexicans

Mexicans (mexicanos) are the people of the United Mexican States, a multiethnic country in North America.

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Octavio Paz

Octavio Paz Lozano (March 31, 1914 – April 19, 1998) was a Mexican poet and diplomat.

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OmniScriptum

Omniscriptum Publishing Group, formerly known as VDM Verlag Dr.

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Playwright

A playwright or dramatist (rarely dramaturge) is a person who writes plays.

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Poet

A poet is a person who creates poetry.

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Ramón López Velarde

Ramón López Velarde (June 15, 1888 – June 19, 1921) was a Mexican poet.

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Salvador Novo

Salvador Novo López (30 July 1904 – 13 January 1974) was a Mexican writer, poet, playwright, translator, television presenter, entrepreneur, and the official chronicler of Mexico City.

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Secretariat of Culture

The Secretariat of Culture (Secretaría de Cultura), formerly known as the National Council for Culture and Arts (Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes or CONACULTA), is a Mexican government agency in charge of the nation's museums and monuments, promoting and protecting the arts (visual, plastic, theatrical, musical, dance, architectural, literary, televisual and cinematographic), and managing the national archives.

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University of California, Santa Cruz

The University of California, Santa Cruz (also known as UC Santa Cruz or UCSC), is a public research university and one of 10 campuses in the University of California system.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Xavier Villaurrutia Award

The Xavier Villaurrutia Award (Premio Xavier Villaurrutia) is a prestigious literary prize given in Mexico, to a Latin American writer published in Mexico.

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Yale University

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xavier_Villaurrutia

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