Print the Myth: Elena Poniatowska's Biographical Fiction

Loisel, Clary
April 2009
Confluencia;Spring2009, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p83
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Literary criticism of the book "Tinísima" by Elena Poniatowska and an exploration of biographical fiction is presented. The Italian actress Tina Modotti is examined in regards to personality, legacy, and migrations. The publication of the book in Mexico is considered, as is Poniatowska's portrayal of artists in Mexico City, Mexico. Several other books are mentioned including the "Contact Collection of Contemporary Writers," edited by Robert McAlmon and the anthology "The New Poetry."


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