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Juan Rulfo
Portrait of Juan Rulfo

Juan Rulfo (1917–1986) was one of Mexico’s most important twentieth-century writers. Taciturn in his dealings with others and frugal in his literature, he published only two books: the novel Pedro Páramo (1955) and the collection of stories El llano en llamas (1953), which includes the story translated here by Ilan Stavans.

AGNI has published the following work:

Fiction
It’s Because We’re So Poor
By Juan Rulfo
Translated from the Spanish by Ilan Stavans
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