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The Censors

Author: Luisa Valenzuela
Publisher: Willimantic, CT : Curbstone Press ; East Haven, CT, East Haven, CT : Distributed by InBook, [1992?] [1992?] ©1988
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The only bilingual collection of fiction by Luisa Valenzuela. This selection of stories from "Clara", "Strange things happen here", and "Open door" delve into the personal and political realities under authoritarian rule.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Valenzuela, Luisa, 1938-
Censors.
Willimantic, CT : Curbstone Press ; East Haven, CT : Distributed by InBook, [1992?]
(OCoLC)645861083
Named Person: Luisa Valenzuela; Luisa Valenzuela
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luisa Valenzuela
ISBN: 0915306123 9780915306121
OCLC Number: 26173130
Language Note: Text in Spanish with English translation on facing pages.
Notes: English and Spanish on facing pages.
"The English translations were originally published in Clara and Strange things happen here by Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, and in Open door published by North Point Press"--Title page verso.
Description: 255 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The censors/Los censores ; Los mejor calzados = The best shod ; El custodio blancanieves = The snow white watchman ; Los censores = The censors ; Cronicas de pueblorrojo = Redtown chronicles ; Vacio era el de antes = Void and vacuum ; La historia de Papito = Papito's story --
One siren or another/Unas y otras sirenas ; Carnival campero = Country carnival ; El fontanero azul = The blue water man ; Unas y otras sirenas = One siren or another ; Proceso a la virgen = Trial of the virgin ; Los menestreles = The minstrels ; El hijo de Kermaria = The son of Kermaria ; La puerta = The door ; Vision de reojo = Vision out of the corner of one eye ; Pravada de suicidio = All about suicide --
The attainment of knowledge/Para alcanzar el conocimiento ; Para alcanzar el conocimiento = The attainment of knowledge ; Leyenda de la criatura autosuficiente = Legend of the self sufficient child ; Pantera ocular = Cat's eye ; Donde viven las aguilas = Up among the eagles --
El lugar de su quietud = The place of its quietude.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Luisa Valenzuela ; with translations by Hortense Carpentier [and others].

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The only bilingual collection of fiction by Luisa Valenzuela. This selection of stories from "Clara", "Strange things happen here", and "Open door" delve into the personal and political realities under authoritarian rule.

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