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It is a very difficult and labyrinthine world and those over there do not give support, fearing competition. Despite his premature death, his works are considered to be some of the most original produced in Colombia.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Link retrieved on June 14, Editorial de la Facultad de Humanidades.

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This page was last edited on 2 Decemberat This name uses Spanish naming customs: Most of Caicedo’s works were published after his death, thanks to the commitment of some atravesaod his friends. He took 60 pills of secobarbital.

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Recibiendo al nuevo alumno Caicedo’s work atraveesado as its context the urban world and its social conflicts, especially those of young people.

He wrote also some essays: Caicedo considered that his best work was “Maternity”, a story written in Atrabesado was less the rocker that Colombians want and more of an intellectual. He abandoned the university in to join the Cali Theatre Company Teatro Experimental de Cali as an actor, and there he met the famous Colombian director Enrique Buenaventura.


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The Cinema Club attracted many students, intellectuals and critics who used to watch the movies and meet afterwards to discuss and analyze the films with Caicedo. Universidad del Valle, link retrieved on June 14, Contrary to the school of magic realismthe work of Caicedo is grounded completely in social reality. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He killed himself because he saw too much.

As with his passion for literature, Caicedo liked cinema and stage. Ojo al cine Caicedo had mentioned that to live past the age of 25 was madness [9] and he was loyal to what he said then on March 4, He also began work on “Memories of a Cinema Lover”, a diary he intended to make into a novel. His friend Carlos Mayolo tried unsuccessfully to bring to cinema his screenplay “Angelita and Miguel Angel” in From Berchmans he was expelled to go to Colegio San Luis inagain expelled and finally he could finish his high school in Colegio Camacho Perea in Retrieved from ” https: He returned to the USA, but this time to participate in the International Exposition of Cinema and a year later the publishing house ” Pirata de Calidad ” published his story ” El Atravesado ” with the economical support of his own mother and getting national recognition.

And he had to write in order to survive. He was not comfortable with life. Some sources say that he used to say that to live more than 25 years was a shame and it is seen as the main reason of his suicide on March 4, when he was that age.


Andrés Caicedo

Link retraived on June 14, Inhe wrote his first play, ” Las curiosas conciencias ” Curious Minds and his first story, ” Infection “.

He is ancres first enemy of Macondo. The importance of the letters is that they show the turbulence of his soul. However, his academic and discipline was rather the same, a reason to be transferred again to Cali, this time to Colegio Berchmans, an institution that would influence his works.

He had imbalances, life-induced anxiety.

Andres Caicedo – El Atravesado (1a Edicion).pdf

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Some of his personal letters to his mother, sisters and friends, were also published. However, the dream of the Colombian writer was unsuccessful and Corman never had the works on his hands. The works include in stories, playwrights for stage and cinema, and essays.

He had problems standing on his own two feet.

atravesaado It was also the year of ” Ojo al cine ” Attention to the Cinemaa magazine specialized in cinema, made by himself and that became the most important publication on that subject in Colombia.

He knew enough English and had the dream to meet the legendary Roger Corman in order to sell to him four of his play scripts that his sister had translated into English.

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