Rosario Ferre Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 16 pages of information about the life of Rosario Ferre.
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Rosario Ferré has become the "translator" of the reality of Puerto Rican women, opening the doors for the feminist movement on the island. By combining classical mythology with indigenous folktales that usurp the traditional actions of female characters, Ferré has interpreted, translated, and rewritten a more active and satisfying myth of Puerto Rican women. In so doing she breaks with the Puerto Rican literary tradition of women writing poetry about love. Ferré has published short stories, poems, critical essays, and a short novel dealing with a wide range of themes, from the oppressive situation of women in Puerto Rican society to the colonial status of the island. Her works underline with both humor and poignancy the different roles that women play in society while at the same time she attempts to construct a new identity. Many critics believe that with the publication of her first...

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