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Tomas Rivera
Tomás Rivera is a Chicano author, poet and educator. He was born in Texas as a migrant farm worker and worked in the fields as a boy. However, he gained social mobility through education - earning a degree from Southwest Texas State University, then a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Oklahoma - and was a firm believer in the qualities of Mexican-American education. . Rivera is best remembered as an author for his 1971 Faulknerian novel on the stream of consciousness ... y no se lo tragó la tierra, translated into English under the title This Migrant Earth and as ... and the Earth Did Not Devour Him. This book won the first Premio Quinto Sol award. Rivera teaches in high schools in the Southwestern United States, then at Sam Houston State University and the University of Texas at El Paso.
BornDecember 22, 1935, Crystal City, Texas
DiedMay 16, 1984, Fontana, California
NationalityUnited States
Spouse(s)Concepción Rivera
Alma materSouthwest Texas State University, University of Oklahoma
Occupationwriter, poet, educator
Preceded byIvan Hinderaker
Succeeded byTheodore L. Hullar

About Tomas Rivera

Poet Tomas Rivera was born on December 22, 1935 in Crystal City, Texas, United States (He dies at the age of 48, on May 16, 1984).

A Chicano author and poet, he wrote the award-winning Faulknerian novella, Y no se lo Trago la Tierra (1971). This Migrant Earth (1987) and The Searchers: Collected Poetry are two of his other books (1990).

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Tomas Rivera before becoming famous

Tomas Rivera was born in the Zodiac sign Capricorn (The Sea-Goat), and 1935 is also the year of Pig (豬) in the Chinese Zodiac.

At Southwest School Texas State University, he studied English, Spanish, education, and history. He went on to the University of Oklahoma for his PhD in Romance Languages.

Achievement of Tomas Rivera

And the Earth Did Not Devour Him, his novel, was eventually made into a film.

Tomas Rivera's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

Florencio and Josefa Rivera, migrant labourers, raised him in Texas. Later, he married Concepción Rivera and had two daughters (Ileana and Irasema) and a son with her (Javie).

Tomas Rivera Collabed with

Novelist Ana Castillo, a Chicana poet, was influenced by him.

Tomas Rivera Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Tomas Rivera updated on March 22 2023.