Óscar Sambrano Urdaneta

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Óscar Sambrano Urdaneta
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Born (1929-02-06)February 6, 1929
Boconó, Trujillo state
Died June 14, 2011(2011-06-14) (aged 82)
Occupation Writer, literary critic, essayist
Nationality Venezuelan
Genre Literary criticism, essay
Subject Literature, Life and work of Andrés Bello
Notable works Del ser y del quehacer de Julio Garmendia

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Óscar Sambrano Urdaneta (February 6, 1929 – June 14, 2011[1]) was a Venezuelan writer, essayist and literary critic, specialized in the life and work of Andrés Bello. In 1978, he won the Municipal Prize of Literature for the work Poesía contemporánea de Venezuela. He served as the president of the Venezuelan Academy of Language, is an honorary member of the Caro y Cuervo Institute, and was president of the National Council of Culture (CONAC) in the late 1990s. He also has hosted the television show Valores (Values).[2]

Partial bibliography[edit]

  • Cecilio Acosta, vida y obra
  • Apreciación literaria
  • "El Llanero", un problema de crítica literaria
  • Cronología de Andrés Bello
  • El epistolario de Andrés Bello
  • El Andrés Bello Universal
  • Verdades y mentiras sobre Andrés Bello
  • Aproximaciones a Bello
  • Poesía contemporánea de Venezuela
  • Literatura hispanoamericana (In collaboration with Domingo Miliani)
  • Del ser y del quehacer de Julio Garmendia

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Falleció Oscar Sambrano Urdaneta a los 82 años de edad". Falleció Oscar Sambrano Urdaneta a los 82 años de edad. 2011. Retrieved June 14, 2011.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  2. ^ El Espectador. "Oscar el bellista". Retrieved June 30, 2008. 
  • MSN Encarta. "Óscar Sambrano Urdaneta". Archived from the original on November 1, 2009. Retrieved June 30, 2008. 
  • El Universal, June 30, 2008. "En el País existe segregación", interview to Oscar Sambrano Urdaneta (Spanish)