Ocre: poesías. Front Cover. Alfonsina Storni. Editorial Babel, – Argentine poetry – pages Bibliographic information. QR code for Ocre. Title, Ocre Volume 4 of Ses Obras completas · Volume 4 of Works, Alfonsina Storni. Edition, 7. Publisher, Ediciones Meridion, Original from, University of. Alfonsina Storni Biography – Alfonsina Storni was born in Capriasca, Her fifth collection Ocre (“Okra,” ) and Poemas de Amor (“Love Poems,” ).

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Please consider expanding the ocr to provide an accessible overview of all important aspects of the article. This article may need to be rewritten entirely to comply with Wikipedia’s quality standards. May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Infollowing the advice of a doctor, he returned with his wife to Switzerland, where Alfonsina was born the following year; she lived there until she was four years old.

Alfonsija Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Forced to earn her living at an early age, Storni joined a theatrical troupe and later taught school in the rural areas of Argentina.

alfonssina Kirkpatrick’s review of Storni’s journalistic activity demonstrates tremendous breadth. Write a customer review.

Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of To tide the family over, Paulina, certified as a teacher, opened a private school in her home. Within the year, she had begun her teaching career at the Escuela Elemental No.


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There followed a period of withdrawal from her friends and a renewed focus on her work, sharpened by worries that the cancer might recur. Graduation ceremonies included a recitation by kindergarten children of one of Alfonsina’s poems, “Un viaje a la luna” “A Trip to the Moon”. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? There her father opened a tavern, where Storni did a variety of chores. Both Phillips and Kirkpatrick agree that her early poems were dictated by the expectations of the market and Storni’s need for money.

Yet her growing alfonsjna as a social activist and nonconformist contrasts sharply with her poetry, which was typical of a woman poet in the Argentina of the s, i. Wayne State University Press, While her poetry spoke of love and nature and the shortcomings of men in affairs of the heart, her journalism addressed the critical issues of women’s suffrage and civil rights.

She wrote on the following themes: He was active in the politics Dramatic literature, the texts of plays that can be read, as distinct from being seen and heard in performance. This article’s lead section does not adequately summarize key points of its contents.


You may find it helpful to search within the site to see how similar or related subjects are covered. Much of this later work is marked by despair, largely brought about by her battle with breast cancer.

Put a lamp at the atorni a constellation, whichever you choose; all are fine; turn down a light a bit. Inher interest in dance led her to join a traveling theatre company, which took her around the country. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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Alfonsina Storni’s life had never been easy. Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. That family business soon failed, however. After a year there, Storni went to Corondawhere she studied to become a rural primary schoolteacher.

The dictates of high fashion were repeatedly attacked by Storni, and she equated the wearing of high heels with an urge to commit suicide. At the end of the school year, she resigned her position and, like many young women, determined to move to Buenos AiresArgentina’s vibrant capital city, to seek her fortune.