Rudolfo Anaya was born in New Mexico into a large family. The family moved towns several times. Like Antonio, the protagonist of Bless Me, Ultima, Rudolfo was influenced by strong pagan and Catholic beliefs. The real life swimming accident which left him temporarily paralyzed is reflected in the death of
Day: April 28, 2021
Author Background Charles Dickens spent a tortured childhood with his spendthrift father ruining the family finances and moving the entire family to the debtors’ prison. When Dickens was only twelve, his mother sent him out to work in a blacking factory. This episode left an indelible mark on his mind.