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Encyclopedia > Mario Benedetti
Mario Benedetti
Uruguayan writer; one of Latin America's best known writers
Born September 14, 1920
Paso de los Toros, Uruguay

Mario Benedetti (born September 14, 1920) is an Uruguayan journalist, novelist, and poet. Mario Benedetti, Uruguayan writer This work is copyrighted. ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ...


Benedetti was born in Paso de los Toros, Tacuarembó;, Uruguay. He is not well known in the English-speaking world, but in the Spanish-speaking world he is considered one of Latin America's most important living writers. In 1946 he married Luz López Alegre. Paso de los Toros (Bulls pass) is a Uruguayan commercial carbonated soft drink. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...


From 1973 to 1985, when a military dictatorship ruled Uruguay, Benedetti lived in exile in Buenos Aires, Lima, Havana, and Spain. He currently divides his time between Montevideo and Madrid. He has been granted Honoris Causa doctorates by the Universidad de la República, Uruguay, and the Universidad de Alicante, Spain. On June 7, 2005 he was named as the recipient of the Premio Menéndez Pelayo. 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... BUE redirects here. ... This article is about Lima, Peru. ... Havana (Spanish (IPA pronunciation: ) in full: Ciudad de La Habana, formerly named San Cristóbal de La Habana; UN/LOCODE: CU HAV) is the capital of Cuba. ... Department Montevideo Department Altitude 43 m Coordinates 34º 53S 56º 10W Founded 1726 Founder Bruno Mauricio de Zabala Population 1,325,968 (2004) (1st) Demonym Montevideano Phone Code +02 Postal Code 10000 Montevideo -pron IPA: is the capital, largest city, and chief port of Uruguay. ... Location Coordinates : 40° 23’N , 3°43′0″W Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Villa de Madrid (Spanish) Spanish name Villa de Madrid Founded 9th century Postal code 28001-28080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 91 (Madrid) Website http://www. ... Universidad de la República is the mayor University in Uruguay. ... June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


More recently, on January 26, 2006, Mario Benedetti, joined other internationally renowned figures such as Gabriel García Márquez, Ernesto Sábato, Thiago de Mello, Eduardo Galeano, Carlos Monsiváis, Pablo Armando Fernández Jorge Enrique Adoum, Pablo Milanés, Luis Rafael Sánchez, Mayra Montero and Ana Lydia Vega, in demanding sovereignty for Puerto Rico and joining the Latin American and Caribbean Congress for the Independence of Puerto Rico, which approved a resolution favoring the island-nation's right to assert its independence, as ratified unanimously by political parties from hailing from twenty two Latin American countries in November of 2006 [1]; García Márquez's demand for the recognition of Puerto Rico's independence was obtained at the behest of the Puerto Rican Independence Party. Gabriel José García Márquez, also known as Gabo (born March 6, 1927), is a Colombian novelist, journalist, publisher, political activist, and recipient of the 1982 Nobel Prize in Literature. ... Ernesto Sabato (born 1911 ) is an Argentine writer (of Italian and ethnic Arbëresh/Albanian descent). ... Eduardo Hughes Galeano (born September 3, 1940) is an Uruguayan journalist whose books have been translated into many languages. ... Carlos Monsiváis (born May 4, 1938, in Mexico City) is a Mexican writer and journalist on the El Universal newspaper. ... Ecuadorian poet and personal secretary to Pablo Neruda Born in Ambato, Ecuador in 1926 Is now nominated to the Premio Cervantes, the noble price equivalent for hispano-american literature ... Pablo Milanés Arias (born in Bayamo, Cuba on February 24, 1943) is a Cuban singer and guitar player. ... Dr. Luis Rafael Sánchez a. ... Mayra Montero (1952-)is a well-known cuban-puertorrican writer. ... Ana Lydia Vega, born in Santurce, Puerto Rico in 1946, is one of Puerto Ricos most celebrated contemporary authors. ... The Puerto Rican Independence Party (Partido Independentista Puertorriqueño (PIP) in Spanish) is a Puerto Rican political party that campaigns for the independence of Puerto Rico from the United States. ...

Contents

Works

Poetry

  • La víspera indeleble (1945) (first published book)
  • Poemas de oficina (1956)
  • La casa y el ladrillo (1977)
  • El amor, las mujeres y la vida. Poemas de amor (1996)
  • La vida ese parentesis (1997)
  • Defensa propia (2004) (ISBN 950-731-438-5)
  • Little Stones At My Window (Bilingual edition; translation and introduction by Charles Hatfield) (ISBN 1-880684-90-X)

Short stories

  • Montevideanos (1960)
  • Aquí se respira bien
  • Los pocillos
  • Acaso irreparable
  • Escrito en Überlingen
  • El reino de los cielos
  • Miss Amnesia

Essays

  • El país de la cola de paja (1960)

Novels

  • La tregua (1960)
  • Gracias por el fuego (1965)
  • El cumpleaños de Juan Angel (1971)
  • Primavera con una esquina rota (1982)
  • Vientos del exilio (1982)
  • Geografías (1984)
  • Las soledades de Babel (1991)
  • Andamios (1996)

Plays

  • Pedro y el capitán (1979)

External link

  • Mario Benedetti

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Mario Benedetti (born September 14, 1920) is an Uruguayan journalist, novelist, and poet.
Benedetti was born in Paso de los Toros, Tacuarembó, Uruguay.
During the 1970s, when a military dictatorship ruled Uruguay, Benedetti lived in exile in Buenos Aires, Lima, Havana, and Spain.
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