Alejo Carpentier
Cuba

1904-1980
 
 
 

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Biography

Alejo Carpentier was born in Havana, Cuba in 1904.   Carpentier was a jounalist most of his life.  He was sent to prison under the rule of Machado, but excaped to France.  He later returned to Cuba during WW II where he worked in radio.  
 

Works

  • The Lost Steps (1956)
  • The Kingdom of this World (1956)
  • Explosion in a Cathedral (1961)
  • War of Time (1970)
  • Baorque Concerto (1974)
  • Reasons of State (1976)
  • The Harp and the Shadow (1979)

 


Links

Biography of Alejo Carpentier

http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0810560.html

More Links

http://rehue.csociales.uchile.cl/rehuehome/facultad/publicaciones/autores/carpentier/carpentier.htm

http://www.ups.edu/faculty/velez/FL380/Carmain.htm

 

 

 


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East Carolina University, Department of English, Multicultural Literature Program.