Gabriela Mistral

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1-Who won the Nobel Literature Prize in 1945?
R- Gabriela Mistral won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1945.
2-What country is the Nobel Prize awarded Gabriela Mistral from?
Gabriela Mistral was born in Chile and resided in Chile when awarded the Nobel Literature Prize in 1945.
3. How old was Gabriela Mistral when the Nobel Prize was awarded?
Gabriela Mistral was 56 years old when he/shewas awarded the Noble Prize in Literature.
4-What did the Nobel Prize awarded Gabriela Mistral study?
The Nobel Prize awarded Gabriela Mistral's field of study was Literature.
5. What were Gabriela Mistral's early years like?
... her father abandoned the family when she was 3. Tutored by her mother and a stepsister, also a teacher, she began instructing in 1904, achieving success in numeroushigh schools.

-----Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957), pseudonym for Lucila Godoy y Alcayaga, was born in Vicuña, Chile. The daughter of a dilettante poet, she began to write poetry as a village schoolteacher after a passionate romance with a railway employee who committed suicide. She taught elementary and secondary school for many years until her poetry made her famous. She played an important role inthe educational systems of Mexico and Chile, was active in cultural committees of the League of Nations, and was Chilean consul in Naples, Madrid, and Lisbon. She held honorary degrees from the Universities of Florence and Guatemala and was an honorary member of various cultural societies in Chile as well as in the United States, Spain, and Cuba. She taught Spanish literature in the United Statesat Columbia University, Middlebury College, Vassar College, and at the University of Puerto Rico.

The love poems in memory of the dead, Sonetos de la muerte (1914), made her known throughout Latin America, but her first great collection of poems, Desolación [Despair], was not published until 1922. In 1924 appeared Ternura [Tenderness], a volume of poetry dominated by the theme of childhood;the same theme, linked with that of maternity, plays a significant role in Tala, poems published in 1938. Her complete poetry was published in 1958.
-------Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957), seudónimo de Lucila Godoy Alcayaga y nació en Vicuña, Chile. La hija de un poeta aficionado, empezó a escribir poesía como un maestro del pueblo después de un apasionado romance con un empleado del ferrocarril quese suicidó. Enseñó en la escuela primaria y secundaria durante muchos años hasta su poesía la hizo famosa. Ella jugó un papel importante en los sistemas educativos de México y Chile, participó activamente en los comités culturales de la Sociedad de Naciones, y fue cónsul de Chile en Nápoles, Madrid y Lisboa. Ella títulos honoríficos de las Universidades de Florencia y Guatemala, y fue un miembrohonorario de varias sociedades culturales en Chile, así como en los Estados Unidos, España y Cuba. Enseñó literatura española en los Estados Unidos en la Universidad de Columbia, Middlebury College, Vassar College, y en la Universidad de Puerto Rico.

Los poemas de amor en la memoria de los muertos, Sonetos de la Muerte (1914), la hizo conocida en toda América Latina, pero su primera colección depoemas, Desolación [desesperación], no se publicó hasta 1922. En 1924 apareció Ternura [Sensibilidad], un volumen de poesía dominada por el tema de la infancia; el mismo tema, vinculado con el de maternidad, juega un papel importante en Tala, los poemas publicados en 1938. Su poesía completa se publicó en 1958.
.-.-.-.-.-.- Gabriela Mistral was the first female Latin American poet to receive theNobel Prize for Literature. She received it in 1945. The Nobel citation read:

"for her lyric poetry which, inspired by powerful emotions, has made her name a symbol of the idealistic aspirations of the entire Latin American world"

Gabriela Mistral was the pseudonym for Lucila Godoy y Alcayaga. Her personal life was marked with tragedy. She was born in Vicuna, Chile in 1889 but her father...
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