Chapters: Manlio Argueta, Claribel Alegria, Jacinta Escudos, Alberto Masferrer, Rafael Menjivar Ochoa, Matilde Elena Lopez, Salarrue, Arturo Ambrogi, Francisco Gavidia, Godofredo Regalado, Prudencia Ayala, Claudia Hernandez Gonzalez.
Source:MoreChapters: Manlio Argueta, Claribel Alegria, Jacinta Escudos, Alberto Masferrer, Rafael Menjivar Ochoa, Matilde Elena Lopez, Salarrue, Arturo Ambrogi, Francisco Gavidia, Godofredo Regalado, Prudencia Ayala, Claudia Hernandez Gonzalez. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 38. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Manlio Argueta (November 24, 1935-) is a Salvadoran writer, critic, and novelist born in 1935. Although he considers himself first and foremost a poet, he is known in the English speaking world for his book One Day of Life.
Argueta was born in San Miguel (El Salvador) on November 24, 1936. Argueta has stated that his exposure to poetic sounds began during his childhood and that his foundation in poetry stemmed from his childhood imagination. Arguetas interest in literature was strongly influenced by the world literature he read as a teenager. Argueta began his writing career by the age of 13 as a poet. He cites Pablo Neruda and Garcia Lorca as some of his early poetic influences. Although he was relatively unknown at the time, Argueta won a national prize for his poetry around 1956, which gained him some recognition among Salvadoran and Central American poets.
As he became more involved with the literary community of El Salvador, Argueta became a member of the Committed Generation. Because of his writings criticizing the government, Argueta was exiled to Costa Rica in 1972 and was not able to return to El Salvador until the 1990s. Argueta currently lives in El Salvador where he holds the position of Director of the National Public Library. He belonged to a literary group by the name of Generacion Comprometida (Committed Generation, referring to political and social commitment), also known as Circulo Literario Universitario (University Literary Circle), created by Italo Lopez Valle...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=399830