Herrera y Reissig, Julio

Herrera y Reissig, Julio ho͞o´lyō ārā´rä ē rāsēk´ [key], 1875–1910, Uruguayan poet. He belonged to a family prominent in public affairs but withdrew along with his bohemian followers to an attic known as the Tower of the Panoramas. He became the Uruguayan leader of modernismo . The obscurity and preciosity of his verses and their fantastic, extravagant imagery show the influence of Luis de Góngora and of the French symbolists . His Obras completas (1911–13) was published posthumously.

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