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Jorge Enrique Adoum

Biography

Jorge Enrique Adoum was born in Ambato in 1926. He studied philosophy in Ecuador before studying law in Chile. He worked as secretary to Pablo Neruda for two years, before holding various official posts in the field of culture in Ecuador. He is best known as a poet and dramatist but has written one well-known novel, Entre Marx y una mujer desnuda [Between Marx and a Naked Woman]. He died in 2009.

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Obituary (in Spanish)
His introduction to an anthology of Latin American poetry (in Spanish)
Poemas (selection of his poetry – in Spanish)

Bibliography

1949 Ecuador amargo (poetry)
1951 Notas del hijo pródigo (poetry)
1952 El enemigo y la mañana (poetry)
1952 Los orígenes (poetry)
1953 Relato del extranjero (poetry)
1957 Poesía del siglo XX (essays)
1959 Dios trajo la sombra (poetry)
1961 El dorado y Las ocupaciones nocturnas (poetry)
1961 Los cuadernos de la tierra (poetry)
1964 Y me fui con tu nombre por la tierra (poetry)
1968 Curriculum mortis (poetry)
1970 Cuentos (stories)
1972 El sol bajo las patas de los caballos (drama)
1973 Informe personal sobre la situación (poetry)
1976 Entre Marx y una mujer desnuda [Between Marx and a Naked Woman] (novel)
1976 La subida a los infiernos (drama)
1979 Prepoemas en postespañol (poetry)
1980 No son todos los que están (poetry)
1984 La gran literatura ecuatoriana del 30
1989 Sin ambages (essays)
1992 El tiempo y las palabras (poetry)
1993 El amor desenterrado y otros poemas (poetry)
1995 Ciudad sin ángel (novel)
1997 Los amores fugaces: memorias imaginarias (stories)
1998 Ecuador : señas particulares (essays)
1998 Guayasamín: el hombre, la obra, la crítica (essays)
1999 Ní están todos los que son (poetry)
1999 Mirando a todas partes (essays)
2000 Ecuador: Señas Particulares (essays)