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Braschi, Giannina

Overview
Works: 23 works in 68 publications in 4 languages and 1,099 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Experimental fiction  Portraits  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PQ7440.B67, 863
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Giannina Braschi
Empire of dreams by Giannina Braschi( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stream-of-consciousness jottings by a Puerto Rican woman on life in New York City. A portrait of the city by a writer with an acute sense of observation. The author teaches Spanish at a university
Yo-yo boing! by Giannina Braschi( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two people argue the pros and cons of different cultures in this experimental novel, written in a mix of English and Spanish, viz. "Bruto, no te acuerdas que te dije that I had a dream I was pregnant." By a Puerto Rican writer
United States of Banana by Giannina Braschi( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

United States of Banana takes place at the Statue of Liberty in post-9/11 New York City, where Hamlet, Zarathustra, and Giannina are on a quest to free the Puerto Rican prisoner Segismundo. Segismundo has been imprisoned for more than one hundred years, hidden away by his father, the king of the United States of Banana, for the crime of having been born. But when the king remarries, he frees his son, and for the sake of reconciliation, makes Puerto Rico the fifty-first state and grants American passports to all Latin American citizens. This staggering show of benevolence rocks the global community, causing an unexpected power shift with far reaching implications --
La comedia profana by Giannina Braschi( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in Spanish and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two crowns of the egg by Michael Somoroff( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asalto al tiempo by Giannina Braschi( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El tiempo de los objetos o los seres en la luz : la poesía de Bécquer by Giannina Braschi( )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yo-yo Boing! by Giannina Braschi( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experimental novel that examines the collision of cultures in the United States at the turn of the 21st century using a flow of Spanish and English
Drömmarnas imperium by Giannina Braschi( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in Swedish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Empire of dreams by Giannina Braschi( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Braschi calls for a revolution in poetry -- a revolution against the Latin American Boom. New York City becomes the site of liberation for its marginal characters who seek to experience the center of power, of meaning, of feeling, and of personal identity."
United States of Banana by Giannina Braschi( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"United States of Banana takes place at the Statue of Liberty in post-9/11 New York City, where Hamlet, Zarathustra, and Giannina are on a quest to free the Puerto Rican prisoner Segismundo. Segismundo has been imprisoned for more than one hundred years, hidden away by his father, the king of the United States of Banana, for the crime of having been born. But when the king remarries, he frees his son, and for the sake of reconciliation, makes Puerto Rico the fifty-first state and grants American passports to all Latin American citizens. This staggering show of benevolence rocks the global community, causing an unexpected power shift with far reaching implications."
Thierry Alet : the laughter of the Aryans by Thierry Alet( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La poesía de Bécquer by Giannina Braschi( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

La Metamorfosis del ingenio en la "Égloga III" de Garcilaso by Giannina Braschi( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Drömmarnas imperium by Giannina Braschi( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in Swedish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Cuando narradoras latinoamericanas narran en Estados Unidos( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Breve tratado del poeta artista by Giannina Braschi( )

1 edition published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Cinco personajes fugaces en el camino de Don Quijote by Giannina Braschi( )

1 edition published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Palabra como desgarramiento( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Empire of dreams
Alternative Names
Giannina Braschi Amerikaans dichteres

Giannina Braschi amerikansk skådespelare och poet

Giannina Braschi amerikansk skodespelar og poet

Giannina Braschi amerikansk skuespiller og poet

Giannina Braschi poetessa, scrittrice e saggista portoricana

Giannina Braschi Puerto Rican writer

Giannina Braschi puerto-ricanische Schriftstellerin und Wissenschaftlerin

Джаннина Браски

Languages
Spanish (32)

English (31)

Swedish (3)

French (1)

Covers
Yo-yo boing!