Enrique Avellán Ferrés

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Enrique Avellán Ferrés (Guayaquil, December 11, 1904 – 1984 in Quito[1]) was an Ecuadorian novelist and playwright.[2]

He is the author of the novel La enorme pasión (Enormous Passion), the three-act play Como los árboles (1927; Like the Trees), and the musical fantasy La rebelion del museo (1969; Rebellion in the Museum).

He studied at the University of Guayaquil where he earned a degree in social and political sciences.

Awards[edit]

Enrique Avellán Ferrés received multiple literary prizes.[3]

In 1927 Avellán Ferrés, Hugo Mayo, and María Luisa Lecaro won the Savia Magazine Poetry Contest in Guayaquil.[4]

Works[edit]

  • La enorme pasión (Enormous Passion)
  • Como los árboles (1927; Like the Trees)
  • El mismo caso (1938; The Same Case)
  • Sin caminos (1939; Without direction)
  • Manos de criminal (1939; Criminal Hands)
  • Clarita la negra (1966; Black Clarita)
  • Tiempo y ausencia (1969; Time and Absence)
  • Correntada (1969; River Current)
  • La rebelion del museo (1969; Rebellion in the Museum)
  • Teatro para niños (1973; Children's Theater)
  • Tablero: cuentos (1941)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Casares, Emilio (1999). Abad-Azzali. S.G.A.E. p. 879. ISBN 8480483040. 
  2. ^ Centenario de Lascano, Avellán y López Lara
  3. ^ Encyclopedia of Latin American Theater, 2003, edited by Eladio Cortés, Mirta Barrea-Marlys
  4. ^ Las vanguardias en nuestras revistas, 34. Revista Savia del Ecuador