María Luisa Bombal | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 28 pages of analysis & critique of María Luisa Bombal.
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SOURCE: “María Luisa Bombal: Alienation and the Poetic Image,” in Three Authors of Alienation: Bombal, Onetti, Carpentier, University of Texas Press, 1975, pp. 15-35.

In the following essay, Adams comments on Bombal's use of poetic imagery to express alienation in La última niebla, focusing in particular on the symbolic value of the mist in the novella.

María Luisa Bombal's first novel, La última niebla, was published in 1935 in Buenos Aires.1 Her second novel, La amortajada, appeared in 1938. In 1947 she published The House of Mist, a novel in English based on La última niebla. These three books and a few short stories are all that she has written. In 1963 she was supposed to be working on another novel, El Canciller, which had originally been written in English in 1953 and was called The Foreign Minister.

María Luisa Bombal was chosen for this study because her treatment of alienation...

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