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Women in Latin American literature

Women in Latin American literature

a symposium.

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Published by International Area Studies Programs, University of Massachusetts at Amherst in [Amherst] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Amado, Jorge, 1912- -- Characters -- Women -- Congresses,
    • Puig, Manuel. -- Congresses,
    • Latin American literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses,
    • Women in literature -- Congresses,
    • Latin American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism -- Congresses,
    • Women and literature -- Latin America -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesOccasional papers series / Program in Latin American Studies ;, no. 10, Occasional papers series (University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Program in Latin American Studies) ;, no. 10.
      ContributionsFrancescato, Martha Paley., Patai, Daphne, 1943-, McCracken, Ellen
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ7081.A1 W67 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination54 p. ;
      Number of Pages54
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2433462M
      LC Control Number87123693

      Get this from a library! The woman in Latin American and Spanish literature: essays on iconic characters. [Eva Paulino Bueno; María Claudia André; Marjorie Agosín;] -- "Examines how both male and female writers portray Latin American women, reinterpreting the dynamics between the genders across boundaries and historical periods. Supported by recent theories in. What's going on here? I would like to paint a picture of Mexican women in the "traditional" 19th century that is at odds with our standard stereotypes. In the process, I would like to challenge two deep-seated assumptions many of us have--one about progress in history, and another about Latin America and the .

      Women in Latin America / by Martha Paley Francescato -- Jorge Amado's heroines and the ideological double standard / by Daphne Patai -- Manuel Puig's Heartbreak tango / by Ellen McCracken.   Written as a response to the rising tide of femicide throughout Latin America, The Iliac Crest uses these horror-movie tropes to deal with topics of female erasure, violence, and borders. This.

      This is a great attempt to summarize the influence that women have had in the writing and actual text of Latin American literature, a great feat. It is the summary of an academic lecture given at the Academy for Brazilian studies in Women in Latin American Literature (Spanish). Women's literature has often been defined by publishers as a category of writing done by women. Though obviously this is true, many scholars find such a definition reductive. What makes the history of women's writing so interesting is that in many ways it is a new area of study.


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