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Short Fiction by Spanish American Women (Hispanic Texts)

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Publisher Comments:

This book provides a welcome grouping of Spanish-American short stories written by women, emphasizing their differences as well as similarities. The stories have been chosen for their high quality, originality of subject, richness and variety of language, and relevance to feminist issues. The texts are preceded by an inspired introduction to Spanish-American women's writing and substantial analyses of the stories from a predominantly feminist perspective.

Synopsis:

The texts are preceded by an introduction to Spanish-American women's writing and substantial analyses of the stories from a predominantly feminist perspective.

About the Author

Evelyn Fishburn is Professor of Latin American Literacy Studies at the University of North London.

Table of Contents

Preface * Introduction * The Background * Feminism and Literature * The Short Story in Latin America * An Overview * Marìa Luisa Bombal: La Historia de Maria Griselda * Armonìa Somers: El Derrumbamiento * Rosario Castellanos: Lección de Cocina * Rosario Ferré: Mercedes Benz 220 SL * Silvina Ocampo: Soñadora Compulsiva * Bibliography * Endnotes * Temas para redacción o para discusión * Select Vocabulary Preface * Introduction * The Background * Feminism and Literature * The Short Story in Latin America * An Overview * Marìa Luisa Bombal: La Historia de Maria Griselda * Armonìa Somers: El Derrumbamiento * Rosario Castellanos: Lección de Cocina * Rosario Ferré: Mercedes Benz 220 SL * Silvina Ocampo: Soñadora Compulsiva * Bibliography * Endnotes * Temas para redacción o para discusión * Select Vocabulary

Product Details

ISBN:
9780719047442
Editor:
Fishburn, Evelyn
Author:
Evelyn, F.
Editor:
Fishburn, Evelyn
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Location:
Manchester ;
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
Spanish american literature
Subject:
Short stories, spanish
Subject:
Spanish American fiction -- Women authors.
Subject:
American - General
Series:
Hispanic Texts
Publication Date:
March 1998
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.60x4.98x.46 in. .41 lbs.

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