José Agustín Ramírez Gómez





José Agustín Ramírez Gómez

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born
in Acapulco, Mexico
August 19, 1944

gender
male

genre

influences


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José Agustín Ramírez Gómez is a Mexican novelist.

Agustin's first novel, La Tumba (The Tomb) was the brief but provocative story of a Mexican upperclass teen, deemed indecent by the public but gathering praise from older writers. This and his most famous work, De Perfil (Profile view), a fast and detailed view of three days in the main character's life, show stylistic similarities to James Joyce's work, especially A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.

He was considered a member of the so-called Onda literature, onda (wave) being slang for current and fashionable views in the eyes of young people.

A common technique in his work is mixing character's speech with narrative, without making any kind of distinction,(free indirect discourse). Thus
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Average rating: 3.68 · 2,860 ratings · 177 reviews · 45 distinct works · Similar authors
La tumba
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 1,072 ratings — published 1964 — 9 editions
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De perfil
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 239 ratings — published 1966 — 4 editions
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Ciudades Desiertas = Desert...
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 273 ratings — published 1985 — 10 editions
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La Panza Del Tepozteco
3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 213 ratings — published 1992 — 11 editions
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Tragicomedia Mexicana 1: La...
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 145 ratings — published 1990 — 3 editions
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La contracultura en México
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 130 ratings — published 1996 — 4 editions
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Vida Con Mi Viuda
3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 115 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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Se está haciendo tarde
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 93 ratings — published 1973 — 5 editions
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Tragicomedia Mexicana 2
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 72 ratings3 editions
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Dos Horas de Sol
3.17 of 5 stars 3.17 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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“La cárcel representa una de las peores derrotas que pueden ocurrir, pero precisamente por eso, por su radicalidad, se puede transmutar en un gran éxito.”
José Agustín Ramírez Gómez, rock de la cárcel

“«Nos fuimos a la cama y ahí, sin venir al caso, me aventó lo siguiente: ¿verdad que es muy hermoso nuestro señor Jesucristo?» (1992), «La reina del metro».”
José Agustín Ramírez Gómez, La miel derramada



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