Rufino Blanco-Fombona

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Rufino Blanco-Fombona
Photograph by Kaulak [es] (before 1915)
Photograph by Kaulak [es] (before 1915)
Born17 June 1874
Caracas
Died16 October 1944
Buenos Aires

Rufino Blanco-Fombona (1874–1944)[1] was a Venezuelan literary historian and man of letters who played a major role in bringing the works of Latin American writers to world attention. He is buried in the National Pantheon of Venezuela. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature six times.[2]

Works[edit]

  • 1899: Trovadores y trovas
  • 1900: Cuentos de poeta
  • 1904: Cuentos americanos
  • 1907: El hombre de hierro
  • 1911: Cantos de la prisión y del destierro
  • 1915: El hombre de oro
  • 1917: Grandes escritores de América
  • 1921: El conquistador español del siglo XVI
  • 1927: La mitra en la mano
  • 1931: La bella y la fiera
  • 1933: Camino de imperfección

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nobel Prize in Literature Nominees Database
  2. ^ "Nomination Database". www.nobelprize.org. Retrieved 2017-04-19.