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Jiménez, Juan Ramón (1881-1958)
Spanish Language and Literature
  • Iker González-Allende, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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Published in World Literature in Spanish: An Encyclopedia. Ed. Maureen Ihrie and Salvador Oropesa. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2011. Volume 2. pages 531-532.


One of 20th-century Spain's most noted poets, he was born in Moguer, Andalusia. When the Spanish Civil War broke out (1936), Jiménez and his wife, Zenobia Camprubí, left Spain and spent the rest of their lives in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the United States. In 1956, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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Iker González-Allende. "Jiménez, Juan Ramón (1881-1958)" (2011)
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