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Short Stories by Latin American Women: The Magic and the Real (Modern Library Classics)

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About the Author

Celia Correas de Zapata is the author of Isabel Allende: Vida y Espíritu, as well as many articles and essays.

Isabel Allende, one of Latin Americas foremost writers, is the author of numerous books, including The House of the Spirits, Of Love and Shadows, Eva Luna, and Paula.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Isabel Allende

Introduction by Celia Correas de Zapata

Isabel Allende (Chile), An Act of Vengeance

Dora Alonso (Cuba), Sophie and the Angel

Helena Araujo (Colombia), Asthmatic

María Luisa Bombal (Chile), The Tree

Rosario Castellanos (Mexico), Culinary Lesson

Amparo Dávila (Mexico), The End of a Struggle

Guadalupe Dueñas (Mexico), In Heaven and Shoes for the Rest of My Life

Maria Virgina Estenssoro (Bolivia), The Child That Never Was

Rosario Ferré (Puerto Rico), A Poisoned Tale

Elena Garro (Mexico), Blame the Tlaxcaltecs

Nora Glickmann (Argentian), The Last Emigrant

Lucía Guerra (Chile), The Virgins Passion

Liliana Heker (Argentina), Berkley or Mariana of the Universe

Vlady Kociancich (Argentina), Knight, Death and the Devil

Luisa Mercedes Levinson (Argentina), The Cove

Clarice Lispector (Brazil), Looking for Some Dignity

María Elena Llano (Cuba), In the Family

Carmen Naranjo (Costa Rica), Symbiotic Encounter

Olga Orozco (Argentina), The Midgets

Antonia Palacios (Venenzuela), A Gentleman on the Train

Cristina Peri Rossi (Uruguay), Breaking the Speed Record

Nélida Piñón (Brazil), Big-bellied Cow

Josefina Pla (Uruguay), To Seize the Earth

Elena Poniatowska (Mexico), Park Cinema

Teresa Porzencanski (Uruguay), The Story of a Cat

María Teresa Solari (Peru), Death and Transfiguration of a Teacher

Maria Traba (Argentian/Columbia), The Tale of the Velvet Pillows

Luisa Valenzuela (Argentina), Up Among the Eagles

Rima de Vallbona (Costa Rica), Penelopes Silver Wedding Anniversary

Ana Lydia Vega (Puerto Rico), Cloud Cover Caribbean

Alicia Yáñez Cossío (Ecuador), The IWM 100

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780812967074
Foreword:
Allende, Isabel
Author:
Allende, Isabel
Foreword:
Allende, Isabelle
Author:
De Zapata, Celia C.
Author:
Zapata, Celia Correas
Author:
Edited by Celia Correas de Zapata
Publisher:
Modern Library
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
Latin American fiction
Subject:
Short stories, latin american
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Latin American fiction -- 20th century.
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library Classics
Series Volume:
MCH089
Publication Date:
20030131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.93x5.26x.60 in. .46 lbs.

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