TITLE

Print the Myth: Elena Poniatowska's Biographical Fiction

AUTHOR(S)
Loisel, Clary
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Confluencia;Spring2009, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p83
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
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."
ACCESSION #
40625167

 

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