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Shua, Ana María 1951-

Overview
Works: 128 works in 467 publications in 7 languages and 7,296 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Dystopias  Flash fiction  Juvenile works  Interviews  Poetry  Horror tales  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Compiler, Creator, Translator, Interviewee, Author of introduction
Classifications: PQ7798.29.H8, 863
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Publications about Ana María Shua
Publications by Ana María Shua
Most widely held works by Ana María Shua
The book of memories by Ana María Shua( Book )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 447 libraries worldwide
From the assorted perspectives of these and other characters, this tale of Jewish immigrants explores life in Argentina, the role of women, and the power and the limits of machismo and nationalism
Death as a side effect by Ana María Shua( Book )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Ernesto, a man in a dystopic future Argentina, struggles to save his dying father from falling victim to the diabolical health-care system, only to learn that everyone is a patient
Patient by Ana María Shua( Book )
20 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 347 libraries worldwide
"Appropriately colloquial, idiomatic translation of prolific Argentine writer's novel Soy paciente. A humerous satire on the state's health care system, novel may remind readers of Ken Kesey's One flew over the cuckoo's nest. No accompanying materials, which is unfortunate since Shua's work is not yet well known in English"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
The weight of temptation by Ana María Shua( Book )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Dystopian fantasy, political parable, morality tale-however one reads it, this novel is first and foremost pure Ana María Shua, a work of fiction like no other and a dark pleasure to read. Shua, an Argentinian writer widely celebrated throughout Latin America, frames her complex drama in deceptively simple, straightforward prose. The story takes place at a fat farm called The Reeds, a nightmare world that might not exist but certainly could. The last resort of the overweight wealthy (or sponsored), The Reeds subjects its "campers" to extreme measures-particularly the regimented system of publi
Casa de geishas by Ana María Shua( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 127 libraries worldwide
En esta Casa de geishas las mujeres ofrecen simular el placer, y a veces el amor, pero por más dinero. No son exactamente japonesas, apenas son mujeres, más bien son fantasías eróticas sin límite. Pero no todo es sexo, también hay nuevas versiones de cuentos tradicionales y muchas otras posibilidades nunca antes previstas
Los amores de Laurita by Ana María Shua( Book )
19 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in Spanish and German and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Belletristik : Argentinien/Buenos Aires ; Frau
Quick fix : sudden fiction by Ana María Shua( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of almost 140 of the author's very short stories, drawn from her four short story collections
Fenómenos de circo by Ana María Shua( Book )
10 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 93 libraries worldwide
A collection of short prose pieces
Botánica del caos by Ana María Shua( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Spanish and French and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Que tengas una vida interesante by Ana María Shua( Book )
7 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Como una buena madre by Ana María Shua( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Historias verdaderas by Ana María Shua( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 76 libraries worldwide
La sueñera by Ana María Shua( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Viajando se conoce gente by Ana María Shua( Book )
5 editions published in 1988 in Spanish and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Cazadores de letras : minificción reunida by Ana María Shua( Book )
11 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 68 libraries worldwide
En cada una de sus obras comprobamos, como ella apunta, que sus propuestas esenciales y breves están despojadas de carne, escapan a la lógica, son como fantasmas que burlan al lector poco atento. En el presente volumen se reúnen sus cuatro libros: La Sueñera, Casa de geishas, Botánica del caos y Temporada de fantasmas. A ellos se unen un grupo de inéditos bajo el nombre de Fenómenos de circo
Temporada de fantasmas : [cuentos] by Ana María Shua( Book )
9 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Las cosas que odio : y otras exageraciones by Ana María Shua( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Los chicos odian muchas cosas, como cortarse el pelo, bañarse, ordenar su cuarto o levantarse temprano. En este libro de poesías no sólo van a sentirse identificados, sino que también se podrán reír de los odios más exagerados
La fabrica del terror by Ana María Shua( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 54 libraries worldwide
A collection of frightening stories by an Argentine children's writer, each story with a section in which the author provides cultural and other background information on the story
Dioses y héroes de la mitología griega by Ana María Shua( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 52 libraries worldwide
"Estra obra narra, con un estilo magistral, los relatos míticos más bellos. En sus páginas se encuentran la creación del Universo, el origen de los dioses del Olimpo y las aventuras de los heroes mas valientes que deberán luchar contra terribles monstruos y, sobre todo, en contra de su propio destino."--Back cover
Cabras, mujeres y mulas : antología del odio-miedo a la mujer en la literatura popular by Ana María Shua( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in Spanish and held by 51 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ana María Shua Argentine writer
Ana María Shua argentinische Schriftstellerin
Ana María Shua argentinsk författare
Ana María Shua argentinsk skribent
Ana María Shua écrivaine argentine
Ana María Shua schrijfster uit Argentinië
Ana María Shua schrijver uit Argentinië
Schoua, Ana María 1951-
Shua, Ana María
Shua, Ana Maria 1951-
Шуа, Ана Мария
슈아, 아나 마리아 1951-
Languages
Spanish (200)
English (26)
German (4)
French (3)
Chinese (3)
Italian (1)
Macedonian (1)
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