Isabel Allende uses storytelling to depict real stories of women across the world being abused and suppressed by men at a TEDTALK conference during her presentation “Tales of Passion”. She does this to educate her audience on how women are less empowered by using evidence of anecdotes about women suffering abuse.
In her TED-Talk, Isabel discusses passion and speaks in praise of women whose grit and selflessness have transformed the meaning of modern feminism. TED (Technology Entertainment and Design) is a global conference dedicated to the dissemination of “Ideas Worth Spreading.” Isabel spoke at the March 2007 TED Conference in Monterey, California.
Tales of passion: Isabel Allende. Isabel Allende is a Chilean writer whose novels, including The House of the Spirits and City of the Beasts, have made her one of the world’s most widely read Spanish-language authors. She’s also an activist, and in this passionate and life-affirming talk, she discusses women, creativity, and what feminism.
TED Talk Subtitles and Transcript: Author and activist Isabel Allende discusses women, creativity, the definition of feminism -- and, of course, passion -- in this talk.
In the late 1930s, civil war grips Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border.
Isabel Allende brings her magical storytelling powers to a highly personal and charmingly idiosyncratic look at the intertwined sensual arts of food and love. Blending personal reminiscence with folklore from around the world, historical legends, and memorable moments from literature—erotic and otherwise—Allende spices her narrative with equal portions of humor and insight.
Isabel Allende is the goddaughter of Salvador Allende, the first socialist president of Chile who was her father's cousin. Allende’s father was a diplomat and deserted the family when Allende was just two years. Allende, her siblings, and mother then moved in with her grandfather in Chile.
Tales of passion Author and activist Isabel Allende discusses women, creativity, the definition of feminism -- and, of course, passion -- in this talk. English (US).
Allende identifies herself as a feminist, and her writing testifies to her passion for the freedom and spirit of women. She is also compassionate and equally interested in the heart and psyche of her male characters. In her novels and memoirs she shows a strong belief in life and wisdom that transcend the material world we live in.
I love the time I spend alone and in silence in my study: weeks adding details to create the unique world of the story, months allowing the characters to grow and to talk for themselves, years trying to understand their motivations and their passions. A novel requires passion, patience, and dedication. It is a total commitment, like falling in.
With charm, humor and passion, Isabel Allende delivers a series of stories about women with passionate hearts who survive difficult lives. Isabel Allende is a novelist and memoirist. Born into a Chilean family with political ties, she went into exile in the United States in the 1970s—an event that, she believes, created her as a writer.
Isabel Allende: Tales of passion. Author and activist Isabel Allende discusses women, creativity, the definition of feminism -- and, of course, passion -- in this talk.. Session 5 of TED2015 was dedicated to the kind of personal tales that would make for a great biopic. From the story of two Texans that calls into question what it means to.
Isabel Allende writes stories of passion. Her novels and memoirs, including The House of the Spirits and Eva Luna, tell the stories of women and men who live with passionate commitment -- to love, to their world, to an ideal.
The earliest memory I have of writing is when I was in kindergarten. Pencil in hand, I sat at my desk, ready to write. Large sheets of paper with bold lines on it were passed out by my teacher. Across the blackboard, in perfect handwriting, my teacher had demonstrated how to write a sentence. I.
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Author and activist Isabel Allende discusses women, creativity, the definition of feminism -- and, of course, passion -- in this talk.
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Allende is also the founder of The Isabel Allende Foundation which works with nonprofits in the SF Bay Area and Chile to empower and protect women and girls. In this TEDTalk, the author and activist discusses women, creativity, the definition of feminism, and, of course, passion.
Isabel Allende, Writer: The House of the Spirits. Isabel Allende is one of today's most important voices of Southern America literature. She was born in Lima, Peru, in 1942, but at the age of 3 she moved to Chile with her mother and two brothers.