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Poetry [ edit ] Manoa: Modern Language Association http: In his works he championed mestizajeor miscegenation, as a valuable feature of Latin American culture.

His essays and fictional works evince his interest in Venezuela’s political and economic problems. Views Read Edit View history. His novel Las lanzas coloradas brought him fame and was his most important contribution to Spanish American letters. He uslsr regionally influential pitri and novels, of which The Red Lances[9] an account of life during the Venezuelan War of Independence from various social perspectives is arguably the most famous.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Essays [ edit ] Las visiones del camino.

Arturo Uslar Pietri, — La fuga de Miranda. Uslar led a remarkably fruitful life, influential in Venezuelan politics, historical analysis and literature, and as an educator.

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Un turista en el cercano oriente. After the government fell in uslaar, Uslar Pietri went to the United States as an exile and taught at Columbia University. Of this collection, “La lluvia” is considered a masterpiece of the genre.

Less important works are El camino de El doradoa pletri about the conqueror Lope de Aguirre; El laberinto de fortuna: Arturo Uslar Pietri b. A los amigos invisibles: He returned pietrk Venezuela inreentering political life in as a senator. After returning to Venezuela, he became a television star on the educational show titled Valores humanoswhich focused on history and the arts.

After obtaining a doctorate in political sciencehe joined the diplomatic corps and was sent to Paris. The novel’s plot centers on the violence and chaos in the Venezuelan countryside resulting from the military and ideological confusion during the Wars of Independence.

Domingo Miliani, Arturo Uslar Pietri: He was ninety-four years old when he died in Caracas on 26 February From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from ” https: Discursos en el Parlamento — Retrieved December 31, from Encyclopedia. He returned to Venezuela inand taught political economy at the Universidad Central; later he held high positions in several Venezuelan ministries and was a delegate to the League of Nations.

That same year he obtained a law degree.

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Uslar Pietri also wrote about theater in Teatroa work in which plays of his appear, and turned his hand to poetry in El hombre que voy siendo Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography. Uslar Pietri had a lifetime involvement in the Venezuelan media as a cultural figure. InUslar Pietri dedicated himself more to literature and teaching. His period of activity spanned the last years of Venezuelan Caudillismothe transition to democracy and most of the democratic era of – He held posts such as Secretary for the Venezuelan Delegation at the League of Nationsdelegate at the International Labour Organizationminister of education, minister of finance, contributor to the Act of Constitution of the New Democratic Governmentambassador to the United States, professor of Latin American literature at Columbia Universityprofessor of political economics at the Central University of Venezuela, chief editor of a main newspaper, candidate for the Presidency and member of the Royal Spanish Academy.


This work is a “novel of the land” or a “novel of national interpretation. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Arturo Uslar Pietri 16 May in Caracas — 26 February was a Venezuelan intellectual, historian, writer, television producer and politician.

Arturo Uslar Pietri

He moved back to Caracas in to read political sciences at the Central University of Venezuelawhere he graduated Doctor of Political Sciences in Visiones de Arturo Uslar Pietri. Uslar Pietri epitomizes the Latin American writer and intellectual who participates in political life.

Drama en un preludio y siete tiempos. Uslar Pietri died on 26 February in Caracas. Novels [ edit ] Las lanzas coloradas.

Currents of democratic thought run through this concern for the national.