On March 1, 2020, prominent Nicaraguan poet Ernesto Cardenal passed away, leaving an indelible legacy behind. He was a multi-faceted man: He was a poet, priest, revolutionary, liberation theologist, sculptor, and activist. This exhibition seeks to trace and reflect on key moments in his life.
Date Range(s): 1946-2016, undated
Country(ies): Nicaragua; Mexico; Cuba; United States
Course Subject(s): Literary Studies; Latin American Studies; Religious Studies; World Geography Studies; World History Studies
Topic(s): Poetry, Literature; Political History; Solentiname Islands; Sandinista National Liberation Front; Liberation Theology; Thomas Merton
Document Types: Manuscripts; Correspondence; Photographs; Printed Materials
Language(s): Spanish; English
Creator(s): Dylan Joy, Latin American Archivist, LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections
Date Created: 2020-04-03
Physical Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas at Austin
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