Alfonsina Storni Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Poetry Criticism)


Brown, J. Andrew. “Feminine Anxiety of Influence Revisited: Alfonsina Storni and Delmira Agustini.” In Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispanicos, Vol. 23, No. 2, Winter, 1999, pp. 191–203.

A discussion of the influence of the Latin-American poet Delmira Agustini on Storni's work.

Meyer, Doris. A review of Selected Poems, in Hispania, Vol. 71, No. 3, 1988, p. 569.

A review of Selected Poems, an anthology of poetry by Storni.

Meyer, Doris, ed. Reinterpreting the Spanish-American Essay: Women Writers of the 19th and 20th Centuries. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1995, 246 pp.

A collection of essays, including an introduction, “The Spanish American Essay: A Female Perspective,” by Meyer, and “Alfonsina Storni as ‘Tao Lao,’” by Gwen Kirkpatrick.

Talamantes, Florence. “Virginia Woolf and Alfonsina Storni: Kindred Spirits.” In Virginia Woolf Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 3, Spring, 1973, pp. 4–21.

A comparative analysis of the life and work of Storni and the English feminist writer Virginia Woolf, both of whom employed the sea as a central image in their writing, and both of whom committed suicide by drowning themselves in the sea.

Additional coverage of Storni's life and career is contained in the following sources published by the Gale Group: Contemporary Authors, Vol. 131; DISCovering Authors Modules: Multicultural Authors Module Hispanic Literature Criticism, Vol. 2; Hispanic Writers; Latin American Writers; and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Vol. 5.