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Manuela de Orrantia

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Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

She held tertulias in Lima during the colonial period in which she recited her poems in French and Italian. (Denegri, 120 note 32)

She was fluent in French and Italian and “attracted to her salon some of the most progressive men and women of Lima. (Martín, 307)

She was an aristocrat of Spanish descent, who is considered as one of the first instigators of aristocratic salons. She wrote lyrical poems. Her brother was part of Viceroy Amat's Junta de Temporales. The two hosted tertulias where she recited poems in Spanish, French and Italian. (Garcia y GarcĂ­a, 174)

Related to Juan José Guisasola y Orrantia, subscribed to El Mercurio Peruano in 1791?

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References

Denegri, Francesca, (1996), El Abanico y la Cigarerra: La primera generaciĂłn de mujeres ilustradas en el PerĂș, 1860-1895

MartĂ­n, Luis, (1983), Daughters of the Conquistadores: Women of the Viceroyalty of Peru

García y García, Elvira, (1924), La mujer peruana a través de los siglos


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