The black heralds
Poetry. THE BLACK HERALDS, Cesar Vallejo's first book of poems, appeared in 1919. It clearly has late-Romantic and late-modernista roots, but, as D. Gallagher says in his survey "Modern Latin American Literature, " "what is remarkable about 'Los heraldos negros ' is the sense one gets now and then of a personal voice emerging. In many of the poems, Vallejo's own experiences, his own personality, begin confidently to express themselves, and with them there tentatively burgeons a new language, the beginnings of maybe the most original voice in Latin American poetry."
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It is surprising that Los Heraldos Negros has not been translated into English before. Together with Rilke and Lorca, Vallejo may be among the most important poets of the 20th century. Few poets have ... Read full review