Enriqueta Arvelo Larriva
Enriqueta Arvelo Larriva (22 March 1886 – 10 December 1962) was a Venezuelan poet. She is considered to be one of the founders of the women's poetry movement in Venezuela and one of the country's principal avant-garde poets.
Enriqueta Arvelo Larriva was born in Barinitas, Venezuela into a wealthy family. She was a sister of the poet Alfredo Arvelo Larriva. Self-taught, she lived most of her life in Barinitas, working as a teacher and nurse on her family's estate.
arriva died on 10 December 1962 in Caracas, aged 76.
Career in poetry
- Voz aislada (Isolated Voice), 1930
- El cristal nervioso (The Narrow Mirror), 1931
- Poemas de una pena (Poems of Shame) 1942
- El canto del recuento (Counting Song) 1949
- Mandato del canto; poemas, 1944-1946 (Mandate to Sing), Caracas, 1957
- Poemas perseverantes (Persistent Poems), 1963
- Roland Greene; Stephen Cushman; Clare Cavanagh; Jahan Ramazani; Paul F. Rouzer; Harris Feinsod; David Marno; Alexandra Slessarev (2012). The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics. Princeton University Press. pp. 1504–. ISBN 0-691-15491-0.
- Jorge Romero Leon, 'Arvelo Larriva, Enriqueta', in Daniel Balderston & Mike Gonzalez, Encyclopedia of Latin American and Caribbean literature, 1900-2003, p. 40
- Cecilia Vicuña; Ernesto Livon-Grosman (2009). The Oxford Book of Latin American Poetry: A Bilingual Anthology. Oxford University Press. pp. 122–. ISBN 978-0-19-512454-5.
- 'Arvelo Larriva, Enriqueta (1886-1963)', in Claire Buck, ed., Bloomsbury Guide to Women's Literature, p. 295
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