Cuba's Culture Minister remembers Luis Rogelio Nogueras' work
6 de julio de 2020, 17:43Havana, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Minister of Culture Alpidio Alonso recalled on Monday in Havana one of the most important poets of the revolutionary period in Cuba, Luis Rogelio Nogueras, 35 years after his physical disappearance.
On Twitter, Alonso meant that his splendid work, which reached continental popularity, continues to live among young poets and the thousands of readers who follow him in Cuba and abroad.
The author of works such as 'Y si muero mañana'(In case I Die Tomorrow), 'El cuarto circulo'(The Fourth Circle) and 'Cabeza de zanahoria'(Carrot Head) is among the most important works of his generation and left a significant mark on poetry, narrative and essays of Cuba.
Known as Wichi el Rojo (Wichi the Red), Nogueras won the David Prize for Poetry, awarded by the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba in 1967, and won the Casa de las Americas Prize with the poetry collection 'Imitacion de la vida'(Imitation of Life), in 1981.
Likewise, he collaborated with various publications such as 'La Gaceta de Cuba,' 'Cine Cubano' and 'Caiman Barbudo.' Meanwhile, his poetic production includes 'Las quince mil vidas del caminante'(The Fifteen Thousand Lives of the Walker) in 1997,'El ultimo caso del inspector'(The Last Case of the Inspector) in 1983,'Nada del otro mundo'(Nothing out of the Ordinary) in 1988,'La forma de las cosas que vendran'(The shape of things to come) in 1989,'Hay muchos modos de jugar'(There are many ways to play) in 1990 and 'Las palabras vuelven'(Words return) in 1994.
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