Pour votre considération: scholar, scientist, researcher, what do these terms imply?
(In other news I would like to say that Vallejo’s French was execrable. Execrable. How he did not get better than that in 15 years is hard to understand.)
A fascinating fact about him, however, is that he dropped the fall, 1931 writers’ conference tour of the USSR halfway through. It was his third voyage to this paradise and he was apparently starting to see through the regime.