Other literary forms

(Survey of Novels and Novellas)
ph_0111207204-Pardo.jpg Emilia Pardo Bazán. Published by Salem Press, Inc.

In addition to her novels, the writings of Emilia Pardo Bazán (PAHR-doh bah-ZHAHN) include essays, criticism, autobiographical pieces, short stories, and plays. Some of her better-known nonfiction includes La cuestión palpitante (1883), Apuntes autobiográficos (1886), La revolución y la novela en Rusia (1887; Russia: Its People and Its Literature, 1890), De mi tierra (1888), El nuevo teatro crítico (1891-1893), Polémicas y estudios literarios (1892), Los poetas épicos cristianos (1895), Lecciones de literatura (1906), Literatura francesca moderna (1910-1914), and Hernán Cortés y sus hazañas (1914).

Pardo Bazán also is credited with having written approximately four hundred short stories, collected in numerous anthologies. Her plays, which are virtually unknown, are Cuesta abajo (pb. 1906) and Verdad (pb. 1906).