Synopses & Reviews
Octavio Paz, asserts Eliot Weinberger in his introduction to these
"A torrent of beauty, reflection, and analysis that saturated the century from end to end, and whose great wave will survive us for a long time.
About the Author
Octavio Paz (1914-1998) was born in Mexico City. He wrote many volumes of poetry, as well as a prolific body of remarkable works of nonﬁction on subjects as varied as poetics, literary and art criticism, politics, culture, and Mexican history. He was awarded the Jerusalem Prize in 1977, the Cervantes Prize in 1981, and the Neustadt Prize in 1982. He received the German Peace Prize for his political work, and finally, the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1990.