Beth Miller and Alan Devermond (essay date 1979)
SOURCE: Miller, Beth, and Alan Devermond. “The Metamorphosis of Avellaneda's Sonnet to Washington.” Symposium: A Quarterly Journal in Modern Foreign Literature 33, no. 2 (summer 1979): 153-70.
[In the following essay, Miller and Devermond trace Avellaneda's revision of her sonnet, “A Washington,” as evidence of Avellaneda's evolving political views and self-identification as a Spanish-American writer.]
Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda published a sonnet to George Washington in the first edition of her Poesías (1841).1 It was reprinted in the second edition (1850), and again in a Spanish-language journal in New York in 1852, in both cases...
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