Azuela, Mariano, 1873-1952

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1873-01-01
Death 1952-03-01
Mexicans
Spanish; Castilian

Biographical notes:

Born January 1, 1873, in Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, Mexico, Mariano Azuela was one of the leading writers of twentieth-century Mexico and the foremost chronicler of the Mexican revolution. He began his career as a physician; he was director of public education in Jalisco province under government of Francisco ("Pancho") Villa, and served as a physician in Villa's army during the Mexican Revolution. During his forty-year literary career Azuela wrote more than twenty novels in addition to plays, novellas and criticism. Much of his writing focused on pointing out and rectifying social inequality. He died of a heart attack March 1, 1952, in Mexico City, Mexico.

From the guide to the Mariano Azuela Papers, [ca 1915-1935], (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

Mexican writer.

From the description of Las Moscas; los Caciques : typescript and printer's pick-up copy, ca. 1917-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122541021

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Subjects:

  • Mexican literature--20th century
  • Latino
  • Azuela, Mariano, 1873-1952. Precursores
  • Radicalism
  • Azuela, Mariano, 1873-1952. Desquite
  • Ciegos--Libros y lectura

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  • Novelists

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