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Miguel Ángel Asturias

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Miguel Angel Asturias
Born(1899-10-19)October 19, 1899
Guatemala City, Guatemala
DiedJune 9, 1974(1974-06-09) (aged 74)
Madrid, Spain
OccupationNovelist
NationalityGuatemalan
GenresSurrealism, dictator novel
Notable work(s)El Señor Presidente, Men of Maize
Notable award(s)Nobel Prize in Literature
1967


Miguel Ángel Asturias Rosales (October 19, 1899 - June 9, 1974) was a writer and diplomat from Guatemala. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1967 for his Banana Trilogy.[1] He also wrote El Hombre que lo tenía todo todo todo.

He was very important for literature in his country.

References[change | change source]

  1. Callan, Richard J. (1970). Miguel Angel Asturias. Twayne Publishers.

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