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Rereading the Spanish American essay : translations of 19th and 20th century women's essays

Author: Doris Meyer
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1995.
Series: Texas Pan American series.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Companion volume to Reinterpreting the Spanish American essay (see item #bi 97002053#), this anthology collects work of 22 essayists including Gómez de Avellaneda, Ocampo, Peri Rossi, Castellanos, and others less known. Many treat topics related to women. Excellent translations; short introductory essays on each writer. First-rate contribution to revisionist literary history"--Handbook of Latin American Studies,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations into English
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Rereading the Spanish American essay.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1995
(OCoLC)604587998
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doris Meyer
ISBN: 0292751796 9780292751798 0292751826 9780292751828
OCLC Number: 32015586
Notes: Second vol. of a project, of which the 1st vol. has title: Reinterpreting the Spanish American essay.
Description: xii, 324 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: On divorce / Flora Tristan --
The women of Havana / Countess of Merlin --
Women / Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda --
Life on the Pampas / Eduarda Mansilla de García --
Juana Azurduy de Padilla ; Emma Verdier ; Chincha / Juana Manuela Gorriti --
The mission of the woman writer in Spanish America / Soledad Acosta de Samper --
Francisca Zubiaga de Gamarra ; The woman worker and the woman / Clorinda Matto de Turner --
An old story ; Letter to the Eternal Father ; Against charity ; The immigrant girl ; Women and love / Alfonsina Storni --
Babel ; Woman and her expression / Victoria Ocampo --
About courage ; Personal pages / Amanda Labarca Hubertson --
Platforms for living ; Toward the new woman / Magda Portal --
505 0 The influence of women in the formation of the American soul / Teresa de la Parra --
Victoria Ocampo ; Similarities and differences between the Americas / Gabriela Mistral --
My books / Nellie Campobello. Tropical myths and the Costa Rican environment ; Protest against folklore / Yolanda Oreamuno --
Mexican customs / Rosario Castellanos --
Cultural crisis in Costa Rica / Carmen Naranjo --
Two hundred blue whales ; My writing is ... / Margo Glantz --
Woman's authenticity in art / Rosario Ferre --
Feminists and political women / Julieta Kirkwood --
New Year's Eve at Daniel's ; The fantasy of the passive object: inflatable dolls / Cristina Peri Rossi --
The last turkey / Elena Poniatowska.
Series Title: Texas Pan American series.
Responsibility: edited by Doris Meyer.
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"Companion volume to Reinterpreting the Spanish American essay (see item #bi 97002053#), this anthology collects work of 22 essayists including Gómez de Avellaneda, Ocampo, Peri Rossi, Castellanos, and others less known. Many treat topics related to women. Excellent translations; short introductory essays on each writer. First-rate contribution to revisionist literary history"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.

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