Emilia Pardo Bazán

Emilia Pardo Bazán (1851–1921) was a Spanish author, literary critic, and feminist who is best known for her novels and short stories that often focused on social issues and the plight of women in Spanish society. She was a pioneering figure in Spanish literature, introducing naturalism to Spanish readers and advocating for women's rights and education. Her most famous works include 'Los Pazos de Ulloa' and 'La madre naturaleza', which depict the decay of the Galician aristocracy and the harsh rural life in Spain.


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  1. 1. The House of Ulloa

    "The House of Ulloa" is a novel set in rural Spain during the 19th century, following the story of a young, idealistic priest sent to a decaying country estate to reform the marquis, who is a crude and corrupt nobleman. The priest's attempts at moral reform are thwarted by his love for the marquis' mistress and the cruel, primitive society that surrounds them. The book is a critique of the decaying nobility and the moral ambiguity of the Catholic Church.