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Author: Cristina Peri Rossi; Mercedes Rowinsky-Geurts; Angelo A Borrás
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With Panic Signs, English readers have access to an important Latin American author, Cristina Peri Rossi, whose work engages with issues of identity (gender, national, cultural, sexual) and authority (political, societal, familial), as it critiques all representative structures that would limit individual freedom. Panic Signs gives readers a sense of the tense political climate in Uruguay just prior to the military  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Peri Rossi, Cristina, 1941-
Panic signs.
Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606841244
Online version:
Peri Rossi, Cristina, 1941-
Panic signs.
Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)608408657
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cristina Peri Rossi; Mercedes Rowinsky-Geurts; Angelo A Borrás
ISBN: 0889203938 9780889203938
OCLC Number: 48670868
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Notes: Translation of: Indicios pánicos.
Description: xii, 114 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Cristina Peri Rossi ; translated by Mercedes Rowinsky-Geurts and Angelo A. Borrás.

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"With Panic Signs, English readers have access to an important Latin American author, Cristina Peri Rossi, whose work engages with issues of identity (gender, national, cultural, sexual) and authority (political, societal, familial), as it critiques all representative structures that would limit individual freedom. Panic Signs gives readers a sense of the tense political climate in Uruguay just prior to the military takeover, with people living under the threat of house invasions, random detention and questioning by the police, and torture."--BOOK JACKET.

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