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Chilean novelist, dramatist, essayist, and human rights activist

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Dorfman was born in Argentina but his family moved to the United States shortly after his birth, returning to Chile in 1954. He attended and was later a professor at the University of Chile.From 1970 to 1973, Dorfman was part of the administration of president Salvador Allende. He was forced into exile following the bloody military coup of 1973 in which General Augusto Pinochet came to power.Since 1985 he has taught at Duke University.Since the restoration (1990) of democracy in Chile, he divides his time between Santiago and the United States.

Dorfman has written fiction often dealing with the horrors of tyranny and, in later works, the trials of exile. His most famous play, Death and the Maiden, dealt with the encounter of a former torture victim with the man she believed tortured her; it was made into a film in 1994 by Roman Polanski starring Sigourney Weaver and Ben Kingsley.

Dorfman has also been one of Pinochet's most eloquent critics, and wrote extensively about his extradition case for the Spanish newspaper El País and other publications.Ariel Dorfman is the Walter Hines Page Research Professor of Literature and Professor of Latin American Studies at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

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Feeding on Dreams: Confessions of an Unrepentant Exile

Feeding on Dreams: Confessions of an Unrepentant Exile

Chile: The Other September 11: An Anthology of Reflections on the 1973 Coup (Radical History)

Chile: The Other September 11: An Anthology of Reflections on the 1973 Coup (Radical History)

Desert Memories: Journeys Through the Chilean North (Directions)

Desert Memories: Journeys Through the Chilean North (Directions)

Widows: A Novel

Widows: A Novel

Heading South, Looking North: A Bilingual Journey

Heading South, Looking North: A Bilingual Journey

The Empire's Old Clothes: What the Lone Ranger, Babar, and Other Innocent Heroes Do to Our Minds

The Empire's Old Clothes: What the Lone Ranger, Babar, and Other Innocent Heroes Do to Our Minds

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Ariel Dorfman Biography

Dorfman was born in Argentina but his family moved to the United States shortly after his birth, returning to Chile in 1954. He attended and was later a professor at the University of Chile.From 1970 to 1973, Dorfman was part of the administration of president Salvador Allende. He was forced into exile following the bloody military coup of 1973 in which General Augusto Pinochet came to power.Since 1985 he has taught at Duke University.Since the restoration (1990) of democracy in Chile, he divides his time between Santiago and the United States.

Dorfman has written fiction often dealing with the horrors of tyranny and, in later works, the trials of exile. His most famous play, Death and the Maiden, dealt with the encounter of a former torture victim with the man she believed tortured her; it was made into a film in 1994 by Roman Polanski starring Sigourney Weaver and Ben Kingsley.

Dorfman has also been one of Pinochet's most eloquent critics, and wrote extensively about his extradition case for the Spanish newspaper El País and other publications.Ariel Dorfman is the Walter Hines Page Research Professor of Literature and Professor of Latin American Studies at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

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  • Feeding on Dreams by Ariel Dorfman - YouTube

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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ariel Dorfman for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ariel Dorfman for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ariel Dorfman or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ariel Dorfman or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Ariel Dorfman is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Ariel Dorfman for your event is available upon request. Ariel Dorfman generally travels from Durham, NC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are MK Asante, Sarah Schulman, Erin Gruwell, Jimmy Santiago Baca and Nina Tassler. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ariel Dorfman for an upcoming event.

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    Feeding on Dreams by Ariel Dorfman - YouTube

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