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Delmira Agustini

Agustini, Delmira (dĕlmēˈrä ägōstēˈnē) [key], c.1886–1914, Uruguayan poet. Essentially a poet of ideas, Agustini combined deep spiritual and erotic yearnings in bold and expressive imagery. She abandoned traditional forms in her strongly controlled verses. After a brief and unhappy marriage she was murdered by her estranged husband. El Rosario de Eros (1914) is one of her best-known collections; her complete works were published in 1924.

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