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9 edition of Latin-American women writers found in the catalog.

Latin-American women writers

class, race, and gender

by Myriam Yvonne Jehenson

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Latin American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
    • Latin American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Feminism and literature -- Latin America -- History -- 20th century,
    • Women and literature -- Latin America -- History -- 20th century,
    • Feminism in literature,
    • Women in literature,
    • Race in literature,
    • Social classes in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-191) and index.

      StatementMyriam Yvonne Jehenson.
      SeriesSUNY Series in feminist criticism and theory
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ7082.N7 J4 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 201 p. ;
      Number of Pages201
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1108603M
      ISBN 100791425592, 0791425606
      LC Control Number94033936

      Get this from a library! Latin American women writers: a resource guide to titles in English. [Kathy S Leonard] -- "There is a wealth of published literature in English by Latin American women writers, but such material can be difficult to locate due to the lack of available bibliographic resources. In addition. Your next book is The Hour of the Star by the Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector.. With this choice I am giving just one out of a myriad of possible examples of women writing in Latin America, in a field that still tends to be dominated by big-name male writers.

      Read this book on Questia. This collection of essays on Latin American women's writing--written by the leading feminist critics in Latin America, the United States, and Europe--rethinks notions of gender and cultural identity and examines the specific discursive practices of a . The book contributes to the ongoing critical dialogue about women and food by offering an analysis of food, weight, and eating disorders in Latin American and Latina literary production. It demonstrates that since the s, authors have been expanding the subject of food by exploring its connection to the social and cultural pressures.

      Latin American literature consists of the oral and written literature of Latin America in several languages, particularly in Spanish, Portuguese, and the indigenous languages of the Americas as well as literature of the United States written in the Spanish language. It rose to particular prominence globally during the second half of the 20th century, largely due to the international .   “It is women writers exhuming other women writers.” The oldest book in the collection is The Place Where The Grass Grows, by Luisa Josefina Hernández, which was published in It tells the tale of a woman confined to the house of a stranger and explores how over-protective men leave the protagonist feeling annulled.


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Four out of nine of these women writers hail from a country to which none of us Author: Literary Hub. ThisCompanion to Latin American Women Writersintroduces the reader to an overview of the socio-historical context that has shaped the voice of these diverse range of writers covered in this volume offers an exposure of feminine literary discourse, which is of great relevance to understanding the ‘matriheritage of founding discourses,’¹ revealing the rich.

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This book provides a much needed grouping of Latin-American women, emphasizing their differences--the diversity of their cultural backgrounds, socio-economic conditions, and literary strategies--as well as their commonalities.

Humble writers of the Spanish and Portuguese testimonio and sophisticated postmodernist authors alike are contextualized within a. Latin American Women Writers: An Encyclopedia presents the lives and critical works of over women writers in Latin America between the sixteenth and twentieth Latin-American women writers book.

This features thematic entries as well as biographies of female writers whose Latin-American women writers book were originally published in Spanish or Portuguese, and who have had an impact on literary, political, and social : $   But Latin American women authors, along with their African and Asian counterparts, are screwed over twice.

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Free shipping for many products. Latin American female writers 'get literary place they deserve' in new collection “It is women writers exhuming other women writers.” The oldest book. Latin American Women Writers: An Encyclopedia presents the lives and necessary works of over seventy women writers in Latin America between the sixteenth and twentieth centuries.

This choices thematic entries along with biographies of female writers whose works have been initially revealed in Spanish or Portuguese, and who’ve had an.

Latin American - Women: Books. 1 - 20 of 69 results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Quickview. In the Time of the Butterflies. by Julia Alvarez. Paperback $12 Read an excerpt of this book. Quickview. The House of the Spirits. by Isabel Allende. Paperback $ $ Current price is $, Original price is $ This book offers insights into a range of major Latin American women writers whose works are only just beginning to be known by English-speaking majority of Latin American writers now well-known to the English-speaking world are men; this collection of essays from a wide range of nationalities, aims to redress the balance by instead focusing on women's 5/5(1).

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This book describes how Latin-American women writers of all classes, from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present, ironize masculinist, classicist, and racist cliches in their book provides a much needed grouping of Latin-American women, emphasizing Brand: State University of New York Press.

Latin American Women Writers: An Encyclopedia presents the lives and critical works of over women writers in Latin America between the 16th and 20th centuries. This Encyclopedia features thematic entries as well as biographies of female writers whose works were originally published in Spanish or Portuguese, and who have had an impact on.

For writers coming of age during and after the Latin American Literary Boom, invoking Carmen Balcells became de rigueur, the ultimate literary credential, because it linked them to a special kind.

This volume offers a critical study of a representative selection of Latin American women writers who have made major contributions to all literary genres and represent a wide range of literary perspectives and styles. Many of these women have attained the highest literary honours: Gabriela Mistral.

This literature-related list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. This is a list of some of the most important writers from Latin America, organized by cultural region and nationality. The focus is on Latin American literature. Ernesto Cardenal is a poet, Catholic priest and was one of the most famous liberation theologians of the.

To address the lack of bibliographic resources, Kathy Leonard has compiled Latin American Women Writers: A Resource Guide to Titles in English.

This reference includes all forms of narrative-short story, autobiography, novel, novel excerpt, and others-by Latin American women dating from to Brand: Scarecrow Press. Get this from a library. A companion to Latin American women writers.

[Brigida M Pastor; Lloyd Hughes Davies;] -- This volume offers a critical study of a representative selection of Latin American women writers who have made major contributions to all literary genres and represent a wide range of literary.

Latin American Women Writers: An Encyclopedia presents the lives and critical works of over women writers in Latin America between the sixteenth and twentieth centuries. This features thematic entries as well as biographies of female writers whose works were originally published in Spanish or Portuguese, and who have had an impact on literary, political, and social studies.

The 10 best Latin American books of all time The best novels by Latin American authors or set in Latin America from One Hundred Years of Solitude to The Alchemist.This book describes how Latin-American women writers of all classes, from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present, ironize masculinist, classicist, and racist cliches in .