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Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture: Mercedes Juliá, Ph.D.
Start Date: 9/23/2010Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Date: 9/23/2010End Time: 4:30 PM
Event Description:

Mercedes Juliá, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of the Romance Language and Literature department will discuss her new book, De la nueva luz:  En torno a la poesía última de Juan Ramón Jiménez.  Juan Ramon Jiménez was a renowned and prolific poet and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. One of his most important contributions to modern poetry was the idea of “ la poesía desnuda” (“naked poetry”), an attempt to strip his poetry of all extraneous matter and to produce it in free verse, without formal metres, of a purer nature. Jiménez’s contributions to literature, especially poetry, is celebrated during Hispanic Heritage Month.

Location Information:
Villanova University Main Campus - Falvey Memorial Library
Room: First Floor Lounge
Contact Information:
Name: Library Events
Poet Juan Ramon Jimenez
Attachments For This Event:
    > Mercedes Juliá, Ph.D.
    > book cover of De la Nueva Luz
Admission Information:
Free and open to the public.

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