Agustin Gomez-Arcos


Biography of Agustin Gomez-Arcos

Agustin Gomez-Arcos (15 January 1933-20 March 1998) was a Spanish writer. He was born in Enix, Spain. He studied law but quit university for theater. However, some of his work was banned in Franco's Spain. He emigrated to London in 1966, then to Paris in 1968 and wrote primarily in French, often with themes condemning the fascist Spanish state. He died in Paris of cancer.

Agustin Gomez-Arcos's Works:

L'Agneau carnivore, 1975; won the 1975 Hermès Prize. (Translated from the original French by William Rodarmor as The Carnivorous Lamb for David Godine, Boston in 1984; reprinted in 2007 by Arsenal Press, Vancouver.)
Maria Republica, 1976
Ana non, 1977; won the 1977 Livre Inter prize, the 1978 Roland Dorgelès Prize and the Thyde Monnier Prize
Scène de chasse (furtive), 1978
Pré-papa ou Roman de fées, 1979
L’enfant miraculée, 1981
L'enfant pain, 1983
Un oiseau brûlé vif, 1984 (A Bird Burned Alive, 1988)
Bestiaire, 1986
L’homme à genoux, 1989
L’aveuglon, 1990
Mère Justice, 1992
La femme d’emprunt, 1993
L’ange de chair, 1995

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