A place in the sun? : women writers in Twentieth-century Cuba (Book, 1997) [WorldCat.org]
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A place in the sun? : women writers in Twentieth-century Cuba

Author: Catherine Davies
Publisher: London ; New Jersey : Zed Books ; New York, NY : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book develops a theoretically informed feminist reading of key texts and shows how Cuban women's writing can open up new areas of analysis.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davies, Catherine, 1952-
Place in the sun?
London ; New Jersey : Zed Books ; New York, NY : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)605444824
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Davies
ISBN: 1856495418 9781856495417 1856495426 9781856495424
OCLC Number: 37560886
Description: vii, 247 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : ''Twixt the green sea and the azured vault' --
Contexts : women writers in neo-colonial Cuba, 1900-59 --
Mother Nation : female subjectivity and national identity in Cuba, 1900-35 --
Dulce María Loynaz : horror of house and home --
Fina García Marruz : love of mother and God --
Contexts : women writers in post-revolutionary Cuba, 1959-92 --
Women's short stories : the feminist and the female --
Mother Africa and cultural memory : Nancy Morejón, Georgina Herrera, Excilia Saldaña --
The mother and female desire : poetry in the 1980s and early 1990s --
Final comment : One hundred years of hard-won independence : women writers and the special period.
Responsibility: Catherine Davies.
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