Juan Rulfo





Juan Rulfo


Born
in Sayula, Jalisco, Mexico
May 16, 1917

Died
January 07, 1986

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Genre

Influences


Juan Rulfo nació el 16 de mayo de 1917 Él sostuvo que esto ocurrió en la casa familiar de Apulco, Jalisco, aunque fue registrado en la ciudad de Sayula, donde se conserva su acta de nacimiento. Vivió en la pequeña población de San Gabriel, pero las tempranas muertes de su padre, primero (1923), y de su madre poco después (1927), obligaron a sus familiares a inscribirlo en un internado en Guadalajara, la capital del estado de Jalisco.

Durante sus años en San Gabriel entró en contacto con la biblioteca de un cura (básicamente literaria), depositada en la casa familiar, y recordará siempre estas lecturas, esenciales en su formación literaria. Algunos acostumbran destacar su temprana orfandad como determinante en su vocación artística, olvidando
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More books by Juan Rulfo…
“Nothing can last forever. There isn't any memory, no matter how intense, that doesn't fade out at last.”
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“Cada suspiro es como un sorbo de vida del que uno se deshace.”
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“دعك من المخاوف
ماعاد بإمكان أحد أن يخيفك
حاول التفكير في أمور سارة لأننا سوف نبقى مدفونين زمناً طويلاً”
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Polls

December 2015 Short Story Poll

 
  25 votes, 18.9%

1905, The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry, 32 pages
 
  20 votes, 15.2%

 
  18 votes, 13.6%

 
  14 votes, 10.6%

 
  14 votes, 10.6%

1835, The Overcoat by Nikolai Gogol, 48 pages
 
  12 votes, 9.1%

 
  10 votes, 7.6%

 
  8 votes, 6.1%

1897, Liza of Lambeth by W. Somerset Maugham, 128 pages
 
  5 votes, 3.8%

1983, Too Loud a Solitude by Bohumil Hrabal, 98 pages
 
  5 votes, 3.8%

1955, Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo, 128 pages
 
  1 vote, 0.8%

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