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The Promise – Silvina Ocampo

January 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

Silvina Ocampo was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1903. A central figure of Argentine literary circles, Ocampo’s accolades include Argentina’s National Poetry Prize and a Guggenheim fellowship. She was an early contributor to Argentina’s Sur magazine, where she worked closely with its founder, her sister Victoria Ocampo; Adolfo Bioy Casares, her husband; and Jorge Luis Borges. In 1937, Sur published Ocampo’s first book, Viaje olvidado. She went on to publish thirteen volumes of fiction and poetry during a long and much-lauded career. Ocampo died in Buenos Aires in 1993. La promesa, her only novel, was posthumously published in 2011.

With Suzanne Jill Levine, Katie Lateef-Jan & Jessica Powell. Chaucer’s is located at 3321 State Street in Santa Barbara. For more info call (805) 682-6787 or email info@chaucersbooks.com


January 29, 2020
7:00 pm


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Chaucer’s Books
3321 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105 United States
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