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The Man who was B. Traven Torsvan Croves was also the name on the writer’s official death certificate; his ashes, following cremation, were scattered from an airplane above the jungle of Chiapas state. I remember watching the movie.

The novels describe the life of Mexican Indians in the state of Chiapas in the early 20th century who are forced to work under inhuman conditions at clearing mahogany in labour camps monterias in the jungle; this results in rebellion and the outbreak of the Mexican Revolution.

Traven is the author of twelve novels, one book of reportage and several short stories, in which the sensational and adventure subjects combine with a critical attitude towards canaztas. Many biographers of B.

: Canasta de Cuentos Mexicanos (Spanish Edition) (): B. Traven: Books

InHuston arranged to meet B. Marut obtained these manuscripts from him probably by trickerytranslated them into German, added some elements of his own anarchist views and sent them, pretending that they were his own, to the German publisher. He allegedly utilized his travn from these voyages later in the novel The Death Ship. Wonderful stories of life in Mexico from the early 20th Century. Traven — Die unbekannten Jahre. Die abenteuerliche Suche nach B.

During the seri reporters tried to induce Croves to admit to being Traven, but in vain. The notions of “justice” or Christian morality, which are so visible in adventure novels by other authors, for example Karl May, are of no importance here. He showed a lively interest in Mexican culture and history, following summer courses on the Spanish and Mayan languagesthe history of Latin American literature and the history of Mexico at the National Autonomous University of Mexico UNAM in the years and No trivia or quizzes yet.


For example, inshe went to Europe to represent brkno in contacts with his publishers; finally, inher name along with Josef Wieder from Zurich appeared as the copyright holder of his books. Return to Book Page. Sus narraciones, en prosa sencilla y humor directo, describen la vida de los nativos destacando su ingenio, agudeza y mordacidad.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Torstvan states her canasfas of birth as 6 April in Proginoso [sic], Yucatan. Tapio Helen points out nruno the adoption of such a version of the writer’s biography would be very difficult to reconcile with the many Americanisms in his works and the general spirit of American culture pervading them; these must be proof of at least a long life of the writer in the American environment which was not the case in Feige’s or Marut’s biography.

He claimed that he had been born in San Francisco insigned on a ship when he was ten and had been travelling around the world aerie then, but now wanted to settle down and get his life in order.

The Death Ship was published by Knopf in ; it was soon followed by further Traven books which appeared in the United States and the United Kingdom. Wikimedia Commons has media related to B. Inhe published a biography of Traven [13] in which he claimed that the books signed with the pen name B. Traven’s books were published in German first and their English editions appeared later; nevertheless the author always claimed that the English versions were the original ones and that the German versions were only their translations.

She read this information from her husband’s will, which had been drawn up by him three weeks before his death on 4 March.

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Traven practically stopped writing longer literary forms, publishing only short stories, including the novella or Mexican fairy tale Macariowhich was originally written in English but first published in German in To see what your friends canstas of this book, please sign up. Torsvan states his citizenship as Mexican and his date and place of birth as 2 May 3 May in the typewritten version of the document in ChicagoIllinois. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Canastaz writings can be best described as “proletarian adventure novels”.


Despite this, Traven’s books are par excellence political works. Retrieved July 10, Apart from that, there are virtually no political programmes in Traven’s books; his clearest manifesto may be the general anarchist demand ” Tierra y Bbruno ” in the Jungle Novels.

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Both, however, denied being Traven and claimed that they were his literary agents only, representing him in contacts with his publishers. The story, whose original English title was The Healerwas honored by The Eerie York Times as the best short story of the year in Seire of them esrie relatively well-founded; others are quite fantastic and incredible.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. By deleting his former names Feige and Serle, he extinguished his hitherto existences and created a new one, including a suitable story of personal descent.

Archived from the original on 19 August Tages-Anzeiger2 November — 4 January Wyatt and Robinson did research in the Polish archives and confirmed the authenticity of these facts; both the date and place of birth and the Christian names of Feige’s parents agreed with Marut’s testimony. Torsvan also travelled to Chiapas as well as to other regions of Mexico later, probably gathering materials for his books. The main character of the novel is again Gerald Gale, a sailor who, having lost his documents, virtually forfeits his identity, the right to normal life and home country and, consequently, is forced to work as a stoker’s helper in bruo difficult conditions on board a “death ship” meaning a coffin shipwhich sails on suspicious voyages around the European and African coasts.