Agustin Cueva

Agustin Cueva Davila

Agustin Cueva Davila (Ibarra, September 23, 1937 – Quito, May 1, 1992) was an Ecuadorian writer, literary critic, and marxist sociologist. He was awarded the Eugenio Espejo Prize in Science in 1991, by the President of Ecuador. Some of his works have been translated into other languages, such as English, Japanese and Korean.

Personal life

Cuevas was married to the French literary critic Francoise Perus with whom he had one child. Later he married Guadelupe Teresinha Bertussi Vachi from Brazil. In his final years he was looked after by Erika Hanekamp from German.

Works

  • Entre la Ira y la Esperanza, 1967.
  • Dos estudios literarios, 1968.
  • Literatura ecuatoriana, 1968.
  • El proceso de dominación política en el Ecuador, 1972.
  • El desarrollo del capitalismo en América Latina, 1977.
  • Teoría social y procesos políticos en América Latina, 1979.
  • Lecturas y rupturas, 1986.
  • La teoría marxista, 1987.
  • Tiempos conservadores. América Latina y la derechización de Occidente -compilador-, 1987.
  • Las democracias restringidas de América Latina en la frontera de los años 90, 1989.
  • Literatura y conciencia histórica en América Latina, 1994

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