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Description - The Book of Lamentations by Alma Guillermoprieto

The title of this book is Book of Lamentations and is written by author Alma Guillermoprieto. The book Book of Lamentations is published by Penguin Putnam Inc. The ISBN of this book is 9780141180038 and the format is Paperback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Book of Lamentations by Alma Guillermoprieto.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780141180038
ISBN-10: 014118003X
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 128mm x mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Alma Guillermoprieto

Rosario Castellanos (1925-74) was born Mexico City and spent much of her childhood in Comitan, in Mayan southern Mexico. After traveling to Europe and to the United States for advanced study in aesthetics, she returned to the province of Chiapas to work with Indian theater groups and the Indigenous Institute of San Cristobal. Much of her work, even throughout her involvement with the literary group "The Generation of the '50s," tried to traverse the distance between the pre-Columbian and the European cultural traditions of Mexico. While serving as Mexican ambassador to Israel, Castellanos died in a freak household accident in Tel Aviv. In an irony she might have enjoyed, she was buried in the rotunda of Illustrious Men, in Mexico City.

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