Exquisite word portraits of women by one of the past century's greatest women writers. These recados—brief, descriptive essays—paint vivid pictures of some of the most extraordinary women of Mistral's generation—and give us insights into Mistral herself.In these pieces, Mistral infuses the traditionally objective essay form with the intimate and subjective, thereby creatin.
Gabriela Mistral and Victoria Ocampo were the two most influential and respected women writers of twentieth-century Latin America. Mistral, a plain, self-educated Chilean woman of the mountains who was a poet, journalist, and educator, became Latin America's first Nobel Laureate in 1945.Gabriela Mistral has 154 books on Goodreads with 7300 ratings. Gabriela Mistral’s most popular book is Selected Poems.Selected Prose and Prose-Poems - Ebook written by Gabriela Mistral. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Selected Prose and Prose-Poems.
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Gabriela Mistral, literary pseudonym of Lucila Godoy Alcayaga, was the first Spanish American author to receive the Nobel Prize in literature; as such, she will always be seen as a representative figure in the cultural history of the continent. One of the best-known Latin American poets of her time, Gabriela—as she was admiringly called all over the Hispanic world—embodied in her person.
Gabriela Mistral was born Lucila Godoy Alcayaga, on April 7, 1889, of Spanish and Basque lineage; her father, who deserted the family when Lucila was but a child of three years, was a teacher and.
Gabriela Mistral was the pseudonym of Lucila Godoy Alcayaga, a Chilean poet, educator, diplomat, and feminist who was the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, in 1945. Some central themes in her poems are nature, betrayal, love, a mother's love, sorrow and recovery, travel, and Latin American identity as formed from a mixture of Native American and European influences.
The first Latin American to receive a Nobel Prize for Literature, the Chilean writer Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957) is often characterized as a healing, maternal voice who spoke on behalf of women, indigenous peoples, the disenfranchised, children, and the rural poor.
The Gabriela Mistral Foundation also promotes the life, thought and work of Gabriela Mistral by holding special programs and events. The Foundation is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization registered.
Gabriela Mistral is the only Latin American woman writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Even so, her extraordinary achievements in poetry, narrative, and political essays remain largely untold. Gabriela Mistral: The Audacious Traveler explores boldly and thoughtfully the complex legacy of Mistral and the way in which her work continues to define Latin America.
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Gabriela Mistral and Victoria Ocampo were the two most influential and respected women writers of twentieth-century Latin America. Mistral, a plain, self-educated Chilean woman of the mountains who was a poet, journalist, and educator, became Latin America' first Nobel Laureate in 1945.
Read this book on Questia. The first Latin American to receive a Nobel Prize for Literature, the Chilean writer Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957) is often characterized as a healing, maternal voice who spoke on behalf of women, indigenous peoples, the disenfranchised, children, and the rural poor.
Gabriela Mistral essaysGabriela Mistral: A Poet and a Teacher in Chile, the name Gabriela Mistral is a well-known one. It is the name of perhaps the country's greatest poet and education activist. Gabriela Mistral is the pen name for Lucila Godoy Alcayaga. She wrote many poems throughout her l.
Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet, who in 1945 became the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Of Spanish, Basque, and Indian descent, Mistral grew up in a village of northern Chile and became a schoolteacher at age 15, advancing later to the rank of college professor.
NYTIMES, June 4, 2003 'Mother of the Nation,' Poet and Lesbian? By LARRY ROHTER SANTIAGO, Chile Nearly a half-century after Gabriela Mistral's death, her presence can still be felt almost everywhere in Chile. There is probably no town in this country that does not have a street, square or school named for her, the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize for literature, and her poems and.