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Delmira Agustini, sexual seduction, and vampiric conquest

Author: Cathy Login Jrade
Publisher: New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, ©2012.
Series: Major figures in Spanish and Latin American literature and the arts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Delmira Agustini (1886-1914) has been acclaimed as one of the foremost modernistas and the first major woman poet of twentieth-century Spanish America. Critics and the reading public alike were immediately taken by the originality and power of her verse, especially the aggressively sexualized perspective never before found in texts written by Spanish American women. Agustini sought, like the men around her, to free  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Delmira Agustini; Delmira Agustini; Delmira Agustini
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cathy Login Jrade
ISBN: 9780300167740 0300167741
OCLC Number: 757133407
Language Note: Includes excerpts in Spanish, follow by English translation.
Description: xii, 264 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Agustini and her world --
The dialogue begins: El libro blanco (frágil) --
Drinking from the fountain of the other: Cantos de la mañana --
Turning loss into empowerment: Los cálices vacíos --
Aspirations and abiding disappointments: Los astros del abismo.
Series Title: Major figures in Spanish and Latin American literature and the arts.
Responsibility: Cathy L. Jrade.

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