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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“دعك من المخاوف
ماعاد بإمكان أحد أن يخيفك
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Polls

April 2019 Short Story/Novella Poll

Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw, 82 pages, 1912
 
  100 votes, 33.1%

 
  62 votes, 20.5%

The Wendigo by Algernon Blackwood, 48 pages, 1910
 
  37 votes, 12.3%

The Country of the Blind by H.G. Wells, Title story only, online PDF 22 pages, 1904
 
  36 votes, 11.9%

The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas by Ursula K. Le Guin, way less than the 32 pages listed, 1973
 
  36 votes, 11.9%

Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo, 128 pages, 1955
 
  31 votes, 10.3%

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