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The publication of Azul (Blue), the first book by a twenty-one-year-old Nicaraguan writer, became the founding milestone of modernist literature. From the enigmatic title to the structure of the work, composed of stories and poems, make this volume the most representative work of the modernist period. The critics of the time assured that, with this book of poems, Rubén Darío had given a new sense of rhythm and sound to the Spanish language.

(Description has been translated into English, Book edition is in Spanish)