Díaz Mirón, Salvador
Díaz Mirón, Salvador sälväᵺōr´ dē´äs mērōn´ [key], 1853–1928, Mexican poet. Díaz Mirón's life abounded with revolutionary plots, political quarrels, duels, and vigorous journalistic debates. His early post-romantic poetry was written under the influence of Byron and Victor Hugo, whereas his later verse was exquisitely polished and less emotional in tone. One of his poems,
A Gloria,is thought to have influenced José Santos Chocano and Rubén Darío. His collection Lascas [chips from a stone] (1901) marks him as a precursor of modernismo.
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