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Author: Gómez de Avellaneda, Gertrudis

Pseudonyms:Tula - La Peregrina
Spouse/other names:
Year of birth:1814
Year of death:1873
About her personal situation:Standardizinghpfeb14 Origin • Place of birth: Puerto Príncipe, Cuba • Place(s) of residence: Cuba | Spain • Place of death: Madrid, Spain National identity • Nationality : Cuban | Spanish • First language(s) : Spanish Marital status : - Married - Widowed - Remarried - Liaison with man Number of children : 1 Social class : - Upper class Education: - Educated at home Religion - Catholic

Relations to other authors:
Friend of Arenal Ponte, Concepción
Friend of Vega, condesa de Espoz y Mina, Juana de

About her professional situation:Standardizinghpfeb14 Authorial attribution: - Maiden name - Pseudonym female Profession(s) and other activities : - Contributor to periodical press - Editor of periodical press - Fiction writer/ novelist - Playwright - Poet Language(s) in which she wrote : - Spanish Collaboration/connections with male authors : - Not yet checked Financial aspects of her career: - Not yet checked Memberships: - Not yet checked
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992: " [Her] novels attack the institution of marriage; anti-slavery stance; presentation of women as victims of society's laws". - Pérez/Ihrie, The feminist encyclopedia of Spanish literature, 2002 Cf. - H Partzsch; "Mit Byron und Scott zwischen Kuba und Spanien: Gertrudis Gómez de Avellanedas literarische Begegnungen mit heroischen Banditen und Piraten"; Grenzgaenge, Hybride & Fusionen. Romanistische Beitraege zu polykulturellen Kommunikationsprozessen; Reinhard Krueger (ed); Weidler, Berlin, 2008; 41-60.
Websites: Bio- and bibliography online

Editors: Marleen Dek (update on 12 December 2009)
Henriette Partzsch (update on 13 February 2014)
Henriette Partzsch (update on 13 February 2014)
Henriette Partzsch (update on 30 March 2014)
Judith Rideout (update on 31 July 2014)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda, the author ()
E 2 Al nombre de Jesús (1909)
E 3 Dos Mujeres (1842)
E 4 El genio poético (fragmento) (1900)
E 5 Sab (1841)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Sand, George   -   Indiana
Xreception 2 Sand, George   -   *George Sand, the author
Xreception 3 Sand, George   -   *George Sand, the author
Xreception 4 Sand, George   -   *George Sand, the author
Xreception 5 Staël, Germaine de   -   *Germaine de Staël, the author
Xreception 6 Staël, Germaine de   -   Corinne ou l'Italie