Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
House of José Fernández de Lizardi
Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales
Here was the house where José Fernández de Lizardi lived, known as "The Mexican Thinker." The liberal writer, according to tradition, wrote here his famous novel of Mexican customs "El Periquillo Sarniento." (The Mangy Parrot).
Office of Colonial Monuments
Erected by Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
Location. 19° 22.32′ N, 99° 11.037′ W. Marker is in Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Campana just west of Canova, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac CDMX 03920, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Independence of Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); Auguste RodinTextile Workshop (about 90 meters away); Parish Church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán (about 90 meters away); Agustín Jáuregui (about 120 meters away); House of José Joaquín Herrera (about 120 meters away); Goya (about 120 meters away); a different marker also named Auguste Rodin (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac.
Regarding House of José Fernández de Lizardi. José Joaquín Fernández de Lizardi (November 15, 1776 – June 21, 1827), Mexican writer and political journalist, best known as the author of El Periquillo Sarniento (1816), translated as The Mangy Parrot in English, reputed to be the first novel written in Latin America. He was a strong supporter of Mexican independence from Spain, but died in 1827 only a few years after it was achieved. Adapted from Wikipedia
Also see . . . The Mangy Parrot. Lizardi's 1816 novel is considered the first novel written in Latin America. (Submitted on May 19, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 18, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 18, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 2. submitted on May 19, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.