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Reclaiming Medusa : short stories by contemporary Puerto Rican women

Author: Diana Lourdes Vélez
Publisher: San Francisco : Spinsters/Aunt Lute, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The short stories in Reclaiming Medusa bring a much-needed perspective to the Latin American literary scene. Creating spaces in which the socially prescribed "woman's place" is questioned, problematized, and often subverted, these narratives reclaim women's lost power in ways that are subtle, complex, and sometimes startling."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reclaiming Medusa.
San Francisco : Spinsters/Aunt Lute, ©1988
(OCoLC)580177722
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Lourdes Vélez
ISBN: 0933216416 9780933216419
OCLC Number: 17840711
Description: 161 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Rosario Ferre --
The Youngest Doll --
Sleeping Beauty --
Pico Rico, Mandorico --
Pico Rico, Mandorico (Spanish original) --
Carmen Lugo Filippi --
Milagros, on Mercurio Street --
Pilar, Your Curls --
Mayra Montero --
Thirteen and a Turtle --
Veintitres y una tortuga (Spanish original) --
Last Night at Dawn --
Carmen Valle --
Diary Entry #6 --
Diary Entry #1 --
Ana Lydia Vega --
Three Love Aerobics --
ADJ, Inc.
Responsibility: edited and translated by Diana Vélez.

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"The short stories in Reclaiming Medusa bring a much-needed perspective to the Latin American literary scene. Creating spaces in which the socially prescribed "woman's place" is questioned, problematized, and often subverted, these narratives reclaim women's lost power in ways that are subtle, complex, and sometimes startling."--Jacket.

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