Nicolás Guillén with Ciro Bianchi Ross (interview date 1972)
SOURCE: "Nicolás Guillén's 70th Birthday Conversation with Ciro Bianchi Ross," in The Poetry of Nicolás Guillén, New Beacon Books, 1976, pp. 58-80.
[In the following excerpt from a 1972 interview, originally published in Cuba Internacional, Guillén discusses his Cuban childhood, his thoughts on negritude, Cuban politics, and major themes in his work.]
- [Ciro Bianchi Ross]:
- How do you judge the literary formation that you received in your childhood? Which things in that childhood are you interested in highlighting now?
- [Nicolás Guillén]:
- No, I couldn't...
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