Reading… Alfonso Reyes Ochoa

  • DATE

    5 April 2022

  • TIME

    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

  • AGES

    All ages welcome




    Instituto Cervantes
    326-330 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 4FN

Instituto Cervantes Manchester and Leeds Poetry’s Club continue in April with a session dedicated to Mexican poetry and the poet, philosopher, translator and diplomat Alfonso Reyes Ochoa, prolific reference of the Mexican literature early twentieth century, of whom Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges referred him as “the greatest prose writer in the Spanish language of any age”. The session will be coordinated by Diana Cullell, professor at the University of Liverpool.

Diana Cullell is a Professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of Liverpool and a specialist in Spanish and Catalan literature and culture. She has published on different authors and literary movements, with an interest in new forms of poetry and its new interpretations; contemporary Spanish and Catalan poetry; representations of the body in literature or the Spanish poetry market from 1980 to the present. His publications include La perfopoesía española en el siglo XXI: una revolución poética (Madrid: Amargord, 2019); Spanish Contemporary Poetry: An Anthology(Manchester University Press, 2014); or La Poesía de la Experiencia Española de Finales del Siglo XX al XXI (Madrid: Devenir, 2010).