Pedro J. Labarthe

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Pedro J. Labarthe
BornPedro Juan Labarthe López de Victoria
21 June 1905
Ponce, Puerto Rico
DiedMarch 1966
Occupationpoet, journalist, novelist, and essayist
NationalityPuerto Rican

Pedro Juan Labarthe López de Victoria (June 21, 1905 – March 1966[1]) was a Puerto Rican poet, journalist, essayist, and novelist.[2]

Birth place, training and life[edit]

Pedro Juan Labarthe López de Victoria was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico in 1905.[3] As an adult he moved from Puerto Rico to New York City to study at Columbia University. He earned professional success and embraced the American way of life,[4] and subsequently wrote various books and essays documenting the experiences of the Puerto Rican migration to New York.

Books by Labarthe López de Victoria[edit]

The following are books written by Labarthe:[5]

  • The Son of Two Nations: The Private Life of a Columbia Student. (1931)
  • Antología de Poetas Contemporaneos de Puerto Rico. (1946)
  • Mary Smith. (1958)
  • Pueblo: Golgota del Espiritu. (1938)

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Cambridge History of Latin American Literature: The twentieth century. Ed. by Roberto González Echevarría and Enrique Pupo-Walker
  2. ^ Ponceños Ilustres. Municipality of Ponce. Archived 2014-02-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico". Archived from the original on September 14, 2004. Retrieved 2010-06-02..
  4. ^ The Literature of the Puerto Rican Migration in the United States: An Annotated Bibliography. By Edna Acosta-Belen. In ADE Bulletin. (Vol. 091 (Winter 1988), Pages 56-62)
  5. ^ Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1.

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