Emilia Pardo Bazan Quotes

Nature, they call you a mother; they ought to call you a cruel stepmother.




Emilia Pardo Bazan, 1852-1921, Spanish Writer, Mother Nature, 1887

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Emilia Pardo Bazan
Emilia Pardo Bazan
  • Born: September 16, 1851
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Emilia Pardo Bazán, countess of Pardo Bazán, was a Spanish novelist, journalist, literary critic, poet, playwright, translator, editor and professor. She is known for introducing naturalism into Spanish literature, for her detailed descriptions of reality, and for her ground-breaking introduction of feminist ideas into the literature of her era. Her ideas about women’s rights for education also made her a prominent feminist figure.

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