Aves sin nido

Book Information

Serie: Narrativa 142
ISBN ebook: 9788490074565
ISBN papel: 9788490077580
Páginas: 202
Portada: Pancho Fierro: Papa huevos
Editor: Adriana López-Labourdette
Glosario de: Autores varios
Author:Clorinda Matto
Category: Modern Cults Tags: Century XIX, Latin America, Peru


Aves sin nido (Birds without a Nest) is the most outstanding example of the author’s talent. It is recognized as the precursor of indigenous studies literature and a major piece in the Peruvian literary movement. The story has philanthropic ideas and a sentimental attitude towards the indigenous people. Details of mistreatment and the incompetence of officials expose the corruption of political and religious leaders, while not distracting from the narrative arc of the story.

Clorinda Matto de Turner studied at the College of Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes of Cuzco. After marrying, she continued her young literary career, writing poems and articles under various pseudonyms before working as a journalist for El Heraldo, El Mercurio, El Ferrocarril, and El Eco de Los Andes. Her novel, Aves sin nido, was a forerunner of indigenous studies literature.


(Description has been translated into English, Book edition is in Spanish)