Clorinda Matto de Turner

Clorinda Matto de Turner (1852–1909) was a distinguished Peruvian journalist, editor, and novelist. The first woman in the Americas to head a major newspaper, she was also editor of El Perú Ilustrado, the country’s most influential intellectual journal.


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  1. Birds without a Nest
    "I love the native race with a tender love, and so I have observed its customs closely, enchanted by their simplicity, and, as well, the abjection into which this race is plunged by small-town despots, who, while their names may... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1996
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