Rudolfo Anaya

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Rudolfo Anaya
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Born(1937-10-30)October 30, 1937
Pastura, New Mexico
DiedJune 28, 2020(2020-06-28) (aged 82)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
OccupationNovelist, poet, play writer, educator
NationalityAmerican
Notable worksBless Me, Ultima
Alburquerque
Notable awardsAmerican Book Award;
Quinto Sol; National Medal of Arts
SpousePatricia Lawless

Rudolfo Anaya (October 30, 1937 – June 28, 2020) was an American author, poet, educator and playwright. He was best known for his 1972 novel Bless Me, Ultima. Anaya was thought to be one of the founders of Chicano literature.[1] He was born in Pastura, New Mexico.

Anaya died on June 28, 2020 at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the age of 82.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Cesar A. Gonzales-T., The Ritual and Myth of Experience in the Works of Rudolfo A. Anaya, published in A Sense of Place: Rudolfo A. Anaya: An Annotated Bio-Bibliography (2000).
  2. "Beloved NM author Rudolfo Anaya passes away". June 30, 2020.
  3. "Famed Chicano author Rudolfo Anaya dies at age 82". June 30, 2020.