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Armando Palacio Valdés (1853–1938)

Valdés, Armando Palacio (väl-dās’). A Spanish novelist and critic, born at Entralgo, Spain, Oct. 4, 1853; died in 1938. A representative of the new realistic school of Spanish fiction, he is best known to English readers by the powerful novels ‘Maximina’ (1888); ‘Sister St. Sulpice’ (1890), translated by N. H. Dole. Next in importance are: ‘The Marquis of Peñalta’ (English translation 1886); ‘Idyl of an Invalid’; ‘José’; ‘Riverita’ (of which ‘Maximina’ is a sequel); ‘Froth.’ His critical works include: ‘The Athenian Orators’; ‘Spanish Novelists’; ‘New Journey to Parnassus’; ‘The Lost Village’ (1903); ‘Tristan’ (1906). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).