Wednesday, March 9, 2011

QUICK LIT BITE OF THE DAY! FAB LIT THINGS TO KNOW!

Fabulous, fantastic, and interesting is what literature truly represents! Here are some "quick lit bites" to get you motivated and inspired to read, write, and immerse yourself in literature.

QUICK LIT BITE OF THE DAY

Elena Garro-was a Mexican writer. She was once married to writer and diplomat Octavio Paz. Her work touches on the themes of the marginalization of women and racism. Most important was her criticism of the Mexican government.

She also portrayed a critical vision of the Mexican Revolution (1910) in her master novel "Los recuerdos del porvenir" (1963), which was awarded the Xavier Villarutia Prize, and which has been translated into several languages. Her novel "Y Matarazo no llamó . . . " criticizes how the government used excessive force to stop the labor strike.


By: Literary Diva of Blogtalk Radio
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