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Horacio Quirogaborn Horaxio 31,SaltoUruguay—died February 19,Buenos AiresArgentinaUruguayan-born short-story writer whose imaginative portrayal of the struggle of man and animal to survive in the tropical jungle earned him recognition as a master of the short story. He also excelled in depicting mental illness and hallucinatory states, in stories that anticipate those deo later century masters such as the American writer William Faulkner.
After travels in Europe during his youth, Quiroga spent most of his life in Argentinaliving in Buenos Aires and taking frequent trips to San Ignacio in the jungle province of Misiones, which provided the material for most of his stories.
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He was a journalist for the greater part of his life, briefly a teacher and cuenntista justice of the peace. Soon, however, he found his own direction in the short story.
He was drcalogo at first by 19th-century writers: Exploring his view of life as an endless struggle horacik survival, Quiroga depicted the primitive and the savage with exotic imagery in such collections as Cuentos de la selva ; Stories of the Jungle and La gallina degollada y otras cuentos ; The Decapitated Chicken and Other Stories. The work generally recognized as his masterpiece, Anacondaportrays on several levels—realistic, philosophical, and symbolic—the battles of the snakes in the tropical jungle, the nonpoisonous anaconda and the poisonous viper.
Quiroga began to suffer from illness and chronic depression; qkiroga later writings reflect the overwhelming sense of futility that eventually led to his suicide in a charity hospital.
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