Cristina Guzmán (novel)

Cristina Guzmán

1939 edition
Author Carmen de Icaza
Country Spain
Language Spanish
Genre Drama
Publication date
Media type Print

Cristina Guzmán, Foreign Language Teacher (Spanish:Cristina Guzmán, profesora de idiomas) is a 1936 novel by the Spanish writer Carmen de Icaza.[1] A young single mother who has fallen on hard times, uses her skill with languages to become a teacher in a wealthy household. The work combined both feminist and conservative themes.


In 1943 it was turned into a Spanish film Cristina Guzmán directed by Gonzalo Delgrás. The film was remade in 1968, directed by Luis César Amadori. There were also stage versions, as well as a 1966 Mexican television version.


  1. Ihrie & Oropesa p.507-8


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