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Aita, Antonio, doctor

Argentine educator and writer, 1891-1966, president of the PEN club in Argentina and, in the words of the Enciclopedia de la literatura argentina, "entusiasta difusor de la cultura americana," called "Tony Agita" in one Bustos Domecq text.

Fishburn and Hughes: "An Argentine writer and critic, secretary of the Argentine PEN Club, who sought to disseminate interest in Latin American literaure. The reference to his winning of the First National Prize for literature is fictitious. He did, however, win a literary prize in Belgium." (5)

Borges Index: 
El Aleph, El Aleph, OC, 627.