TITLE

A LIFE IN LETTERS: NOTES TOWARD A BIOGRAPHY OF SILVINA OCAMPO

AUTHOR(S)
Klingenberg, Patricia Nisbet
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Hispanofila;Sep2003, Issue 139, p111
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article presents a chronology of Silvina Ocampo's life, a famous writer. Silvina Ocampo was born into one of Argentina's old, distinguished families and she was the youngest of six daughters. Silvinia as a child, like her many fictional characters, lived a lonely existence. The only company she had was that of various household workers and their company gave her relief at times. She was educated with governess at home and learned French and English formally before studying Spanish. She was quiet interested in painting.
ACCESSION #
19443968

 

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