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Born July 15, 1879, in La Paz; died May 6, 1946, in Santiago, Chile. Bolivian writer, statesman, and historian.
In his novel Creole Life (1912), Arguedas painted a realistic picture of social vices in the capital. His novel The Bronze Race (1919), which condemned discrimination against the Indians, was one of the first works of the In-dianist school of Latin American literature.
WORKSPueblo enfermo. Barcelona, 1909. Third edition: Santiago, 1937.
La danza de las sombras, parts 1–2. Barcelona, 1934.
In Russian translation:
“Mesf.” In Skromnye dorogi. Moscow, 1959.
REFERENCESGuzman, A. La novela en Bolivia:proceso 1847–1954. La Paz, 1955.
Francovich, G. El pensamiento boliviano en el siglo XX. Mexico City-Buenos Aires, 1956.
V. N. KUTEISHCHIKOVA