Aurora Venturini
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Aurora Venturini

Argentina | 1922 - 2015
She graduated in Philosophy and Education Sciences from the National University of La Plata. She worked as advisor in the Institute of Psychology and Re-education of Minors, where she met Eva Perón, with whom she collaborated and developed a very close friendship.
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In 1948 she was awarded the Premio Iniciación (Initiation Prize) by Luis Borges in person for her book El solitario (The Solitaire). She studied Psychology at the University of Paris, city where she chose to live as an exile for 25 years after the Revolución Libertadora established by the Peronist Régime. In Paris she lived with Violette Leduc and became friends with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Eugene Ionesco and Juliette Gréco. In Sicily she made the acquaintance of Salvatore Quasimodo, whom she also frequented.

 

She has translated and written analytical works on poets such as Isidore Ducasse, Count of Lautréamont, Francoise Villon and Arthur Rimbaud; translations for which the French Government rewarded her with the Iron Cross Medal.

Aurora Venturini lacks silly sanity. Vicente Aleixandre

Aurora Venturini, the most extraordinary discovery in Argentinian literature in the latest years. Periodista digital

An admirable freedom for writing. Los InRocks

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Other books by the same autor

Bruna Maura-Maura Bruna. 2006
John W. Cooke. 2005
Racconto. Poesía, 2004
Alma y Sebastián. Cuentos, 2001
Venid amada alma. 2001
Lieder. 1999
Me moriré en París, con aguacero. Novela, 1998
Hadas, brujas y señoritas. Cuentos, 1997
45 poemas paleoperonistas. 1997
Evita, mester de amor. En colaboración con Fermín Chávez, 1997
Poesía gauchipolítica federal. 1994
Las Marías de Los Toldos. Novela, 1991