Octavio Paz, 18 October 1988 – Video

Recorded in Washington D.C. on October 18, 1988.

Octavio Paz (1914-1998) was born in Mexico and received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1990. He read from The Collected Poems of Octavio Paz 1957-1987, in Spanish, with his translator Eliot Weinberger, who read the English versions of the poems. The reading took place on October 18, 1988, in Washington, D.C. Mr. Paz was interviewed in English by poet Lewis MacAdams and in Spanish by Professor Enrico Santi.

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  1. Joe

    One of the all-time great visionary poets of his generation.My thoughts, A mind of one a mind for all, my mind thinks the future now, my future my life, my world of me, my piece I hope a piece for all, the world of all..Joe Orozco (PICHI)

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