Roa Bastos

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Augusto Roa Bastos
... Augusto Roa Bastos, (June 13, 1917 – April 26, 2005) was a noted Paraguayan novelist and short story writer, and one of the most important Latin American writers of the 20th ... Roa Bastos' life and writing were marked by experience with dictatorial military regimes ... Most of Roa Bastos' work was written in exile, but this did not deter him from fiercely tackling Paraguayan social and historical issues in his work ...
Hijo De Hombre
... Hijo de hombre (Son of Man, 1960) is a novel by the Paraguayan author Augusto Roa Bastos Roa Bastos' first published novel, Hijo de hombre represents his definitive break with poetry ... Although it was a massive critical success, Roa Bastos remained quite dissatisfied with the work for a number reasons ...
Augusto Roa Bastos - Honors and Distinctions
... Over the course of his career, Roa Bastos received a diversity of honors and distinctions ... In 1959 Roa Bastos won the Losada prize for his first published novel Hijo de hombre ... Roa Bastos donated most of his prize money to provide easier access to books in Paraguay ...
I, The Supreme - Historical Context
... by half, and forced many others into exile, creating a Paraguay that Roa Bastos described as "the land without men of the men without land." In the twentieth-century, Paraguay was ... Roa Bastos's novel can be perceived as in part a thinly disguised attack on Stroessner, who ruled Paraguay even longer than Francia ...
I, The Supreme - Themes - Power
... an ambiguity between fact and myth, between Dr Francia and the Supreme, and between Roa Bastos and the Compiler ... they deny the illusion of absolute power, whether the power is that of Francia the dictator or Roa Bastos the writer ... and where the Supreme falls into those categories after being portrayed as both by Roa Bastos ...

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    Anyone who attempts to relate his life loses himself in the immediate. One can only speak of another.
    —Augusto Roa Bastos (b. 1917)