Reclaiming the author : figures and fictions from Spanish America (Book, 1992) []
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Reclaiming the author : figures and fictions from Spanish America

Reclaiming the author : figures and fictions from Spanish America

Author: Lucille Kerr
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kerr, Lucille, 1946-
Reclaiming the author.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1992
Named Person: A Andrae
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lucille Kerr
ISBN: 0822312271 9780822312277 0822312247 9780822312246
OCLC Number: 24502058
Description: xiv, 228 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Situating the author: notions old and new --
In the name of the author: reading around Julio Cortazar's Rayuela --
Gestures of authorship: lying to tell the truth in Elena Poniatowska's Hasta no verte Jesus mio --
On shifting ground: authoring mystery and mastery in Carlos Fuentes's Terra nostra --
The dis-appearance of a popular author: stealing around style with Manuel Puig's Pubis angelical --
Writing disguises: turning around the author with Jose Donoso's El jardin de al lado --
Facing the author: telling stories in Mario Vargas Llosa's El hablador.
Responsibility: Lucille Kerr.


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"This book offers a fresh view of certain Spanish American novels . . . presenting them as texts in which the question of the author/authority is an essential part of their narrative structure. In Read more...

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