Fellow: Awarded 1943
Field of Study: Poetry
Competition: Latin America & Caribbean
As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:
Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1943:
Appointed from Mexico:
PAZ, OCTAVIO. Appointed for a study of the poetic expression of the concept of America; tenure, twelve months from December 1, 1943.
Born March 31, 1914, Mexico, D. F. Education: National University of Mexico, Lawyer, 1931.
Professor of the History of America, 1936, Preparatory School of the National University of Mexico; Professor of History of Spanish Literature, 1937–41, Department of Public Education; Secretary, 1937–38, Secondary School for Boys; Counsel, 1938–42, National Banking Commission; Member of the Staff, 1941–43, Department of Fine Arts of the Secretariat of Public Education.
Publications: Luna Silvestre, 1933; Raíz del Hombre, 1937; Breve Antología de la Neuva Poesía Española (with others), 1941; Entre la Piedra y la Flor, 1941; A la Orilla del Mundo, 1942. Articles, essays and reviews in Sur, Ruta, Taller, Romance, Tierra Nueva, Letras de México, Cuadernos Americanos, Artes Plásticas, Hora de España, and El Hijo Pródigo.