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Miguel Ángel Asturias

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Miguel Angel Asturias
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Born(1899-10-19)October 19, 1899
Guatemala City, Guatemala
DiedJune 9, 1974(1974-06-09) (aged 74)
Madrid, Spain
OccupationNovelist
NationalityGuatemalan
GenreSurrealism, magic realism, dictator novel
Notable worksEl Señor Presidente, Men of Maize
Notable awardsNobel 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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