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This work is a “novel of the land” or a “novel of national interpretation. Arturo Uslar Pietri, — After returning to Venezuela, he became a television star on the educational show titled Valores humanoswhich focused on history and the arts. Drama en un preludio y siete tiempos. InUslar Pietri dedicated himself more to literature and teaching. Uslar Pietri had a lifetime involvement in the Venezuelan media as a cultural figure. In his works he championed mestizajeor miscegenation, as a valuable feature of Latin American culture.

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Arturo Uslar Pietri

Uslar Pietri epitomizes the Latin American writer and intellectual who participates in political life. A los amigos invisibles: Retrieved from ” https: Arturo Uslar Pietri 16 May in Caracas — 26 February was a Venezuelan intellectual, historian, writer, television producer and politician.

He moved back to Caracas in to read political sciences at the Central University of Venezuelawhere pierri graduated Doctor of Political Sciences in After the government fell inUslar Pietri went to the United States as an exile and lljvia at Columbia University.

His period of activity spanned the last years of Venezuelan Caudillismothe transition to democracy and most of the democratic era of – He wrote regionally influential essays 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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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. Of this collection, “La lluvia” is considered a masterpiece of piefri genre. Domingo Miliani, Arturo Uslar Pietri: This page was last edited on 26 Augustat Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.

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He returned to Venezuela inreentering political life in as a senator. 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 Less important works are El camino de El doradoa novel about the conqueror Lope de Aguirre; El laberinto de fortuna: Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

Essays [ edit ] Las visiones del camino. Discursos en el Parlamento — Uslar Pietri died on 26 Petri in Caracas. That same year he obtained a law degree.

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Visiones de Arturo Uslar Pietri. Arturo Uslar Pietri b. Modern Language Association http: He returned to Venezuela inand taught political economy at the Universidad Central; later he held high positions in several Llluvia ministries and was a delegate to the League of Nations.


His novel Las lanzas coloradas brought him fame and was his most important contribution to Spanish American letters.

Novels [ edit ] Las lanzas coloradas. He was ninety-four years old when he died in Caracas on 26 February Poetry [ edit ] Manoa: Currents of democratic thought run through this concern for the national.

Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list. Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.

Uslar led a remarkably uslat life, influential uelar Venezuelan politics, historical analysis and literature, and as an educator.