Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac in 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 Ciudad de México. It is in Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac. Marker is on Campana just west of Canova, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de México 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 Rodin (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Textile 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 Ciudad de México.
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 Accra, Ghana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 18, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on May 18, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 2. submitted on May 19, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.