Topic Descriptor: Ultraist×
  • [Nuestra encuesta sobre la nueva generación literaria : de Jorge Luis Borges]
    Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986
    1923
    Jorge Luis Borges answer to an opinion poll conducted by the Nosotros [We] journal of writers younger than thirty and trying to determine the existence and qualities of Argentina’s “new literary generation.” The poll consisted of seven [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730796

  • A quien leyere
    Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986
    1923
    In this document, a prologue of his book of poems, Fervor of Buenos Aires (1923), Jorge Luis Borges explains certain aspects of the works: due to the book’s title, the possible misinterpretation regarding the verse development; the theme which is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731233

  • Algo sobre el Ultraísmo
    González Lanuza, Eduardo, 1900-
    1923
    In this piece, González Lanuza explores the two primary modes through which man can interpret reality: an “analytical” perspective and a “synthetic” perspective. With respect to the first, the author references Impressionism and literature [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731278

  • La nueva estética : El movimiento Ultraísta en España
    Ortega, Febronio
    1922
    This is an attempt by Febronio Ortega, a Mexican correspondent in Europe, to define the particular traits of the ultraist movement launched in Spain during the period following the First World War, and spread to America, (mainly Argentina) as a new [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 737723

  • Poesía
    Güiraldes, Ricardo
    1927
    In this text, Ricardo Güiraldes explains what he understands to be poetry: “I don’t believe in poetry that is produced according to a definition. Poetry is everything to which the poet inclines. This vagueness is, it seems to me, preferable over [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 732842

  • Proclama
    Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986
    1921
    This text extols the Ultraist aesthetic above that of the current literature; represented by the Rubenists on one side, who “only occupy themselves by organizing and reorganizing ornamental junk […] that they inherited from Góngora,” and “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 732647

  • Revolución hacia atrás
    1923
    This anonymous writer called his column “Revolution backwards.” In it, he says he does not understand the imitation of the primitive lack of skill, the use of ancient symbols, the decomposition of the line as if trying to imitate the hesitant [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758032

  • Situación del lector : estética
    Lugones, Leopoldo, 1874-1938
    1927
    In this essay, Leopoldo Lugones defines what he understands to be poetry: “love”, “verse”, “rhyme”, “[expression] of beauty”, and at the same time criticizes the Ultraist aesthetic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731255

  • Ultraísmo
    Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986
    1921
    Jorge Luis Borges declared that the “newest aesthetic,” Ultraism, is the poetic alternative to “the prevailing Rubenism and Anecdotalism.” He remarked that one of the harbingers of these previous movements’ terminal state is that their own [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 732642