Segundo Soto: “The situation of the National Library is critical, we have gone back 50 years”

Clara Shumann (1819/1896), was an eminent pianist. Endowed with great artistic sensitivity, she knew how to play the piano, a musical instrument created in the 18th century by the Italian Cristofori, a musical history that has endured over time. Successive pianists, like her, managed through glorious performances to remain in the world musical tradition. Their … Read more

With a feline, rebellious and critical spirit, Amandititita returns to Vive Latino 2023

After five years of not singing and playing in Mexico City, the iconic and singular Amandititita returns to participate in the great, heterogeneous and eclectic Vive Latino 2023. On this occasion, she returns with a feline, rebellious, critical spirit, and with the humor and irony that have always characterized his lyrics, with a concert during … Read more

La Pléiade: Charlotte Brontë, a romantic and critical pen

Shirley and Villette by Charlotte Bronte Translated from English by Dominique Jean, La Pléiade, 1,350 p., €65 Can we still imagine today the phenomenal success that Jane Eyre, published in 1847 by Charlotte Brontë? With this novel of passion and reason, the young woman, then hidden under the “asexual” pseudonym of Currer Bell, finally began … Read more

Critical writer Clarice Lispector was not considered part of the Latin American literature boom

EL NUEVO DIARIO, SANTO DOMINGO.-The writer Lissette Vega de Purcell assured that the Brazilian Clarice Lispector is one of the greatest female writers of the 20th century and criticized that she was not considered part of the boom Latin American literature, together with Mario Vargas Llosa, Gabriel García Márquez, Julio Cortázar. When giving the conference … Read more