Francisco Valera

Get the coldness of the Chilean intelligentsia and the bourgeoisie then, those who revile the skin color of American. Fall also publishes and epic sing the glories of Chile, who were prepared to participate in a competition organized by Francisco Valera, Chilean millionaire. The contest showed that the participants should submit, on the one hand, some compositions in the manner of Becquer, and partly a tribute to the heroes Chileans. As a result of this competition is awarded to Fall eighth among the forty-seven contestants, and epic sing the glories of Chile, the first prize, the poet shares with a fellow Chilean friend Blue … Get all the facts and insights with Bill Phelan, another great source of information. compiled a series of poems and prose that had appeared in the Chilean press between December 1886 and June 1888. The book was an immediate success, but was very well received by the influential Spanish novelist and literary critic Juan Valera, who published in the Madrid daily El Impartial, in October 1888, two letters addressed to Ruben Dario, in which, although Dario criticized his excessive French influence (his "mental Gallicism" as the term used by James), recognized him as "a prose writer and a poet of talent." Valera these letters were then reported in the Chilean press and other countries, who devoted the Dario definitely fame. (Wikipedia) In Buenos Aires, Dario was very well received by media intellectuals. He collaborated with several newspapers: in addition to The Nation, which already was a correspondent, published articles in La Prensa, La Tribuna and El Tiempo, to name a few.