Jump to navigation Jump to search. Vladimiro Ariel Dorfman (born May 6, ) is an Argentine-Chilean-American novelist, playwright, essayist, academic, and human rights activist. A citizen of the United States since , he has been a professor of literature and Latin American Studies at Duke University, in Durham, North Carolina, since Born: Vladimiro Ariel Dorfman, May 6, (age 77), . Born in Buenos Aires on May 6, , Ariel Dorfman is an Argentine-Chilean-American novelist, playwright, essayist, academic, and human rights activist. He is the author of numerous works of fiction, plays, poems, and essays in both Spanish and frvi4.net: Ariel Dorfman. Ariel Dorfman, (born May 6, , Buenos Aires, Argentina), Chilean American author and human rights activist whose plays and novels engage with the vibrant politically engaged Latin American literary tradition of Pablo Neruda and Gabriel García Márquez. Vladimiro Ariel Dorfman is an Argentine-Chilean novelist, playwright, essayist, academic, and human rights activist. A citizen of the United States since , he has been a professor of literature and Latin American Studies at Duke University, in Durham, North Carolina since Dorfman’s acclaimed work, which includes the play and film “Death and the Maiden” (currently being revived on Broadway), and the classic text about cultural imperialism, How to Read Donald Duck, covers almost every genre available (plays, novels, short stories, fiction, essays, journalism, opinion pieces, memoirs, screenplays).
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Dorfman's work often deals with the horrors of tyranny and, in later works, the trials of exile. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. For 10, years the desert had been mined for silver, iron, and copper, but it was the 19th-century discovery of nitrate that transformed the country into a modern state and forced the desert's colonization. The Norte Grande of Chile, the world's driest desert, had ''engendered contemporary Chile, everything that was good about it, everything that was dreadful,'' writes Ariel Dorfman in his brilliant exploration of one of the least known and most exotic corners of the globe. Ariel Dorfman is a Chilean-American author born in Argentina, whose books have been published in over fifty languages and his plays performed in more than one hundred countries.
Amazon Payment Products. Dorfman was member of the Group of 88 , a group of signatories of a controversial advertisement in The Chronicle , Duke's student newspaper   during the Duke lacrosse case. Desert Memories: Desert Memories. Archived from the original PDF on April 15, Dorfman wrote extensively on issues related to Latin American politics, American cultural hegemony , war, and human rights, publishing essays in both English and Spanish. Archived from the original on Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman Jan 1,