from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Anaya, Rudolfo Born 1937. American writer best known for his magical realist novel Bless Me, Ultima (1972). His many poems, plays, essays, novels, and short stories explore the literature and legends of mestizo America.


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  • ANAYA, Carlos A., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, Rainfall and labile carbon availability control litter nitrogen dynamics in a tropical dry forest - CA Anaya, F García-Oliva, VJ Jaramillo - Oecologia, 2007 - Springer Abstract N cycling in tropical dry forests is driven by rainfall seasonality but the mechanisms involved are not well understood.

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  • BLESS ME, ULTIMA, the seminal work by Rudolfo Anaya is on most banned lists annually because it has to do with a curandera.

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  • Detective James Gray responded to the scene and spotted the man (later identified as Anaya) and the women, walking south near the intersection of Main and Salem streets.

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  • The Skin I Live In reminded us what a fine actor Antonio Banderas can be – so much better in Spanish than English – as he plays a leading plastic surgeon who takes a woman the beautiful Elena Anaya prisoner in order to create for her the perfect, unblemishable skin.

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  • Even Vera Elena Anaya, the beautiful woman the doc creates -- in the image of his dead wife and "made to measure" for himself -- has a larval look in her flesh-toned unitard and non-burn skin too unblemished to look human.

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  • "Usually someone that smart and with that much experience becomes arrogant or married to ideas, and Agustín is neither," says José Antonio González Anaya, Mexican deputy finance minister.

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  • Spanish actress Elena Anaya, who had a small role in "Talk to Her," somehow makes Vera's shocking back story seem plausible.

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  • "I grew up in Mazamitla, so our first event takes place there," Anaya says.

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  • Anaya recommends you bring warm clothes, as July nights are cold in the sierra.

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  • We've also invited painters, sculptors and photographers to participate in an exhibition which will culminate in an art auction, Anaya says.

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