Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Rodríguez and the second or maternal family name is Juliá.
Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá

Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá (born October 9, 1946) is a Puerto Rican essayist and novelist.

Biography[edit]

Rodríguez Juliá was born in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico.[1] In 1974, he published the first of his eight novels, La renuncia del héroe Baltasar. In 1986 he received a Guggenheim Fellowship for Literature. Since 1999 he has been a member of the Academia Puertorriqueña de la Lengua Española. In June 2011, he lectured at the University of Guadalajara's "Julio Cortázar" Center for the Study of American Literature. In April 2012 he gave the Raimundo Lira Lecture at Harvard University.[1]

Bibliography[edit]

  • La renuncia del héroe Baltasar (1974) (published in English as The Renuciation in 1997 by Four Walls Eight Windows, Andrew Hurley, translator)
  • Las tribulaciones de Jonás (1981)
  • El entierro de Cortijo (1982–1983) (published in a bilingual English-Spanish edition as Cortijo's Wake in 2004 by Duke University Press, Juan Flores, translator)
  • Una noche con Iris Chacón (1986)
  • Álbum Familiar
  • Campeche o los diablejos de la melancolía (1986)
  • La noche oscura del niño Avilés (1984)
  • Álbum de Puertorriqueños la sagrada familia (1988)
  • Camino de Yyaloide (1994)
  • Sol de media noche (1995)
  • Peloteros (1996)
  • Cartagena (1997)
  • San Juan: Ciudad Soñada (published in English as San Juan: Memoir of a City in 2007 by University of Wisconsin Press, Peter Grandbois, editor; Antonio Skármeta, introduction)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Biografía de Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá, retrieved 2014-05-31
  • Soledad Bianchi, "Dos cronistas 'isleños': Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá y Pedro Lemebel." Para romper con el insularismo. Ed. Efrain Barradas and Rita De Maeseneer. Foro Hispanico 29.1 (2006): 41-59.

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