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Salvador Sanfuentes

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A lawyer and Secretary General of the Universidad de Chile, born in 1817. He became Minister of Justice and Education, and was a poet dramatist, historian, novelist. He was a disciple of Andrés Bello.

His work discusses indigenous themes. (Anderson, 241)

His work shows influence by Byron. He wrote for El Semanario in 1842 (Chile). (Montes, Orlandi, 71-74)

He died in 1860.

Life Events

Born 1817
Died 1860


Szmulewicz, Efráin, (1977), Diccionario de la literatura chilena.

Anderson Imbert, Enrique, (1954), Historia de la literatura hispanoamericana, Tomo I, La Colonia cien años de República

Montes, Hugo and Orlandi, Julio, (1969), Historia y antología de la literatura chilena

Coester, Alfred, (1919), The Literary History of Spanish America


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