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Rereading the Spanish American Essay: Translations of 19th and 20th Century Women's Essays (Texas Pan American Series)

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Synopsis:

Latin American intellectual history is largely founded on essayistic writing. Women's essays have always formed a part of this rich tradition, yet they have seldom received the respect they merit and are often omitted entirely from anthologies.This volume and its earlier companion, Reinterpreting the Spanish American Essay: Women Writers of the 19th and 20th Centuries, seek to remedy that neglect. This book collects thirty-six notable essays by twenty-two women writers, including Flora Tristan, Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda, Clorinda Matto de Turner, Victoria Ocampo, Alfonsina Storni, Rosario Ferre, Christina Peri Rossi, and Elena Poniatowska. All of the essays are here translated into English for the first time, many by the same scholars who wrote critical studies of the authors in the first volume. Each author's work is also prefaced by a brief biographical sketch.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780292751828
Editor:
Meyer, Doris
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Editor:
Meyer, Doris
Author:
Meyer, Doris
Location:
Austin :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
European - Spanish & Portuguese
Subject:
Spanish American essays.
Subject:
Spanish American essays -- 20th century -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Spanish American essays - Women authors -
Subject:
Spanish American essays - 19th century -
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series:
Texas Pan American Series
Series Volume:
no. 16
Publication Date:
19950131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.99x6.02x.87 in. 1.20 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Latin American intellectual history is largely founded on essayistic writing. Women's essays have always formed a part of this rich tradition, yet they have seldom received the respect they merit and are often omitted entirely from anthologies.This volume and its earlier companion, Reinterpreting the Spanish American Essay: Women Writers of the 19th and 20th Centuries, seek to remedy that neglect. This book collects thirty-six notable essays by twenty-two women writers, including Flora Tristan, Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda, Clorinda Matto de Turner, Victoria Ocampo, Alfonsina Storni, Rosario Ferre, Christina Peri Rossi, and Elena Poniatowska. All of the essays are here translated into English for the first time, many by the same scholars who wrote critical studies of the authors in the first volume. Each author's work is also prefaced by a brief biographical sketch.
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