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Dorfman, Ariel

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Death and the maiden by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

38 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gerardo, a lawyer, is asked to investigate the crimes of a dictatorship, while Paulina, his wife, recognizes Roberto as her torturer
The empire's old clothes : what the Lone Ranger, Babar, and other innocent heroes do to our minds by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<DIV>A classic text that challenges the ideologies behind much popular media, especially media aimed at children, which the Press will be putting back into print with a new preface.</div>
Widows by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Persian and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a Greek village in 1942, and purportedly written from his imagination by a Danish man before he was picked up by the Gestapo and not seen again, here is Ariel Dorfman's haunting and universal parable of individual courage in the face of political oppression. Widows forms a testament to the disappeared'those living under totalitarian regimes the world over, who are taken away for "questioning" and never return. One by one, the bodies of men wash up on the shore of the river, where they are claimed by the women of the local town as husbands and fathers, even though the faces of the dead men are unrecognizable. A tug-of-war ensues between the local police, who insist that the women couldn't possibly recognize their loved ones, and the women demanding the right to bury their beloveds. As it evolves, the stand-off reveals itself to be a power struggle between love, dignity and honor, and the lesser god of brute force. A lesson in how power really works, and how it can be made to work differently
Konfidenz by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

32 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on the anti-Nazi movement before World War II. Set in Paris, its protagonists are two men and a woman, all three Germans, who in addition to politics are involved in a romantic triangle. By the author of Hard Rain, a Chilean exile
Some write to the future : essays on contemporary Latin American fiction by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burning city by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Heller Highland, who is living with his grandparents while his parents are away, burns rubber across Manhattan delivering bad news by bicycle, and as a summer heat wave melts the city, he is struck by first love
How to read Donald Duck : imperialist ideology in the Disney comic by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

34 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La muerte y la doncella by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

57 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A play in which a lawyer, Gerardo, is asked to investigate the crimes at a beach house where his wife was one of of the victims
Mascara : a novel by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chilean exile Dorfman's latest work (after The Last Song of Manuel Sendero) is a tantalizingly ambiguous web of deceit, intrigue and obsession, its layers of meaning gradually revealed. The first, and longest, part of the book is a paranoic monologue by a nameless man with a face that no one recognizes or remembers. Never loved, even by his own mother because he is so forgettable, he turns his curse to his advantage and spies on others, blackmailing victims with photographs that he takes just when their faces reveal their true natures. His life of carefully constructed obscurity is threatened when he runs his car into that of Dr. Maleverdi, a famous plastic surgeon. Then Oriana, an amnesiac, is left in his keeping and he falls in love with her. But with Oriana, who is being tracked by two shadowy men, he is no longer unnoticed, and he realizes that someone is subverting his entire network of spies and informants. Just when it seems that the narrator is about to reveal the cause of his persecution, the narration switches to another voice, that of Oriana's real mnemonic being, which the narrator has hoped will never surface. A final section is narrated by Maleverdi, who, it turns out, has known of the faceless man since his birth, and has watched over his whole life. "A Sort of Epilogue" tantalizingly concludes but doesn't resolvethe story, and the reader is left in delicious puzzlement. -- Publisher's Weekly
The nanny and the iceberg by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A picaresque novel on a young man who wants to lose his virginity, mixing sex with Chilean politics. Propelling the hero's quest is his complex vis-à-vis his father, something of a Don Juan
The last song of Manuel Sendero by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Dutch and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In het toekomstloze Chili onder Pinochet weigeren foetussen nog langer geboren te worden
Death and the maiden by Roman Polanski( Visual )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and French and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen years ago, Paulina Escobar had her life shattered when she was taken prisoner and tortured by a sadistic doctor. Now, through a chance encounter, she may have found the man responsible for her nightmares and tonight he's going to pay. But how far will she go to get even? And how can she be sure, after so many years, that she has found the right man?
Hard rain by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blake's therapy : a novel by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

--can't sleep. Faced with difficult choices, Blake turns to bizarre therapy to restore his "clean conscience."
Hacia la liberación del lector latinoamericano by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

6 editions published in 1984 in Spanish and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyser af: José Mária Arguedas: Los ríos profundos. Alejo Carpentier: El recurso del método. Antonio Skármeta: La insurrección. Pablo Neruda: Canto general (uddrag). Ernesto Cardenal: Epigramas
Exorcising terror : the incredible unending trial of general Augusto Pinochet by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers one of the most important human rights trials of the last 50 years, every twist and turn of the four-year-old trial in Great Britain, Spain, and Chile. For the first time in the twentieth century, a former head of state was being judged by a foreign court. Addresses some of today's burning issues, such as what are the limits of national sovereignity in a globalizing world?
Donald l'imposteur ou l'Impérialisme raconté aux enfants by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

104 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chile from within, 1973-1988 by Susan Meiselas( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imaginación y violencia en América; [ensayos] by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

21 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in Spanish and Italian and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last waltz in Santiago and other poems of exile and disappearance by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Dorfman

Dorfman, Ariel

Dorfman-Mattelart, .. 1942-

Dorfman-Nuñez, .. 1942-

Dorfmann, Ariel

Dorfmann, Ariel 1942-

Dūfmān, Iyrīl 1942-

דארפמאן, אריאל 1942-

דורפמן, אריאל

דורפמן, אריאל 1942-

ارييل دورفمان، 1942-

ドーフマン, アリエル

ドルフマン, アリエル

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The empire's old clothes : what the Lone Ranger, Babar, and other innocent heroes do to our mindsWidowsKonfidenzSome write to the future : essays on contemporary Latin American fictionBurning cityHow to read Donald Duck : imperialist ideology in the Disney comicLa muerte y la doncellaMascara : a novel