Laura Hidalgo Alzamora

Laura Hidalgo Alzamora (Riobamba, May 11, 19??) is an Ecuadorian writer, scholar, literary critic, and professor. She is the author of several books on Ecuadorian literature, such as “La mujer en la literatura ecuatoriana de tradición oral” (1989), “Décimas esmeraldeñas” (1990), and “Un lenguaje desnudo” (1995), which is a study of Jorge Enrique Adoum’s 1976 novel “Entre Marx y una mujer desnuda.” From 1989-1990, she was the secretary general of the House of Ecuadorian culture. Since May 11, 2016, she has been a corresponding member of Ecuador’s Academy of Language. She has lectured on Ecuadorian literature at conferences in Peru, Austria, and the U.S., including Boston, New Mexico and Kentucky. Since 1993, she has been a literature professor at the San Francisco University of Quito (USFQ).

Education

  • Doctorate in Literature, Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador, 1982.
  • Degree in Educational Sciences with a specialization in Literature and Spanish. Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador. 1978.

Career

  • Full-time professor of Literature and Socratic Courses at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito, from 1993 to the present.
  • Professor of Ecuadorian Literature and Methodology of Scientific Work. Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador, 1978 – 1986.
  • Linguistics teacher. Santiago de Guayaquil Catholic University. Summer of 1987.
  • Secretary General of the House of Ecuadorian Culture “Benjamín Carrión”, 1989 – 1990.
  • Professor-Instructor of Castilian Writing. Business Training Center (CEFE) 1985-2005.
  • Professor of Literature, Higher Institute “Luis N. Dillon” 1975 – 1992.

Member of

  • Ecuadorian Society of Writers (SEDE).
  • House of Ecuadorian Culture “Benjamín Carrión.”Literature Section.
  • Group “America.”
  • “Quito Literary Workshop.”
  • Corresponding Member of the Ecuadorian Academy of Language.

Videos

Laura Hidalgo Alzamora discusses oral tradition

Uploaded to YouTube 2018

Works

  • Tesis de Licenciatura: “Entre Marx y una mujer desnuda o la novela Otra”. Quito, cultura 1, Banco Central del Ecuador, 1987 (220 pp.)
  • Tesis Doctoral: “Décimas Esmeraldeñas”. Quito, Banco Central del Ecuador, 1983 (474 pp.)
  • Coplas del Carnaval de Guaranda, Quito, Editorial el Consejo, 1984 (301 pp.)
  • El Método Lógico-Histórico para la periodización de la Literatura Ecuatoriana, Quito Cultural 9, Banco Central del Ecuador, 1982.
  • Del Ritmo al concepto en la poesía de Antonio Preciado, Quito, Cultural 7, Banco Central del Ecuador, 1980.
  • Análisis Literario sobre la narrativa de: Demetrio Aguilera Malta, Edmundo Rivadeneira, Miguel Donoso Pareja, Abdón Ubidia, Javier Vásconez, Alfredo Pareja Diezcanseco; sobre la poesía de Julio Passos Barrera.
  • La mujer en la literatura ecuatoriana de tradición oral.
  • Mariangula y otros aparecidos: Literatura oral ecuatoriana (2000)
  • Décimas esmeraldeñas: Recopilación y análisis socio-literario (1990). Read it for free here.
  • Un lenguaje desnudo (1995)
  • Duendes y Duendas – más otros aparecidos de aquicito nomás (2013)
  • Aplicación de la Morfología de Propp al análisis de un Cuento Folklórico Ecuatoriano,” Folklore Americano 48. México (julio–diciembre 1989): pp. 875-892.
  • ¨Amorfinos de la Provincia del Guayas¨ AMERICA 118, (Septiembre de 1996): pp. 213-234.

Author name variations

  • Laura Hidalgo Alzamora
  • Laura Hidalgo
  • Laura Hidalgo A.

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