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Silvina Ocampo

Silvina Ocampo (1903-1993) published eight books of poetry and eight of stories, in addition to other works, notably the Antología de literature fantástica that she edited with her husband Adolfo Bioy Casares and their friend Borges. She was the youngest of six sisters, the oldest of whom was Victoria Ocampo, founder and editor of Sur, the journal and publishing house. She started as a painter, and studied in Paris under Leger and Di Chirico, but turned to literature in the mid-1930s. Her poem "Infinite Horses" was first translated by William Carlos Williams and published in New World Writing in the early 1950s.

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