Miguel Ángel Asturias





Miguel Ángel Asturias


Born
in Guatemala City, Guatemala
October 19, 1899

Died
June 09, 1974

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Influences


Guatemalan poet, novelist, diplomat, and winner of the Nobel Prize for literature in 1967. Asturias's writings combine the mysticism of the Maya with epic impulse toward social protest. His most famous novel is EL SEÑOR PRESIDENTE (1946), about life under the rule of a ruthless dictator. Asturias spent much of his life in exile because of his public opposition to dictatorial rule.

Average rating: 3.86 · 4,071 ratings · 310 reviews · 63 distinct works · Similar authors
The President

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3.97 avg rating — 2,360 ratings — published 1946 — 74 editions
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Men of Maize

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4.03 avg rating — 385 ratings — published 1949 — 31 editions
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Leyendas de Guatemala

3.59 avg rating — 270 ratings — published 1930 — 23 editions
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Mulata

3.88 avg rating — 136 ratings — published 1963 — 13 editions
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مردی که همه چیز، همه چیز، ه...

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3.29 avg rating — 148 ratings — published 1981 — 8 editions
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The Green Pope

3.51 avg rating — 95 ratings — published 1954 — 14 editions
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Weekend In Guatemala

3.64 avg rating — 83 ratings — published 1956 — 17 editions
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Mirror of Lida Sal: Tales B...

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3.78 avg rating — 73 ratings — published 1964 — 7 editions
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Strong Wind

3.55 avg rating — 100 ratings — published 1950 — 18 editions
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چشمان بازمانده در گور

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3.54 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 1960 — 8 editions
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“Rise and demand; you are a burning flame.
You are sure to conquer there where the final horizon
Becomes a drop of blood, a drop of life,
Where you will carry the universe on your shoulders,
Where the universe will bear your hope.”
Miguel Ángel Asturias

“القاعدة التى استنها السيد الرئيس هى عدم إشاعة أى أمل”
Miguel Ángel Asturias, The President

“Pero la tercera generación es la encargada de hablar por todos, por los vivos y por los enterrados.”
Miguel Ángel Asturias

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