Enriqueta Arvelo Larriva
Enriqueta Arvelo Larriva (1886, Barinitas, Venezuela - 1963, Barinitas) was a Venezuelan poet, "one of the founders of women's poetry in Venezuela and one of the country's principal avant-garde poets".
Enriqueta Arvelo Larriva was a sister of the poet Alfredo Arvelo Larriva. Self-taught, she lived most of her life in Barinitas, the village in which she was born. She was a member of the Viernes Group of poets. In 1958 she was awarded the Municipal Poetry Prize for her Mandato del canto (1957).
- El cristal nervioso[The Narrow Mirror], 1931
- Mandato del canto; poemas, 1944-1946 [Mandate to Sing], Caracas, 1957
- Poemas perseverantes [Persistent Poems], 1963
- Jorge Romero Leon, 'Arvelo Larriva, Enriqueta', in Daniel Balderston & Mike Gonzalez, Encyclopedia of Latin American and Caribbean literature, 1900-2003, p. 40
- 'Arvelo Larriva, Enriqueta (1886-1963)', in Claire Buck, ed., Bloomsbury Guide to Women's Literature, p. 295
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