Portuguese Women's Writing, 1972 to 1986: Reincarnations of a Revolution (Women's Studies v. 29)

Portuguese Women's Writing, 1972 to 1986: Reincarnations of a Revolution (Women's Studies v. 29)

By: Hilary Owen (author)Hardback

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A study of narrative fiction by Portuguese woman writers immediately before the 25th April revolution and during the post-revolution period of 1974-1986. The book analyzes novels by Teolinda Gersao, Helia Correia, Olga Goncalves, and Lidia Jorge, exploring women's sexually embodied subjectivity.

Contents

Preface - dislocations; introductions - women's writing in Portugal, thi sfeminism which is not one; "Novas Cartas Portuguesas" - in spite of Ulysses; through the looking-glass of history in Teolinda Gersao's "Paiaagem com Mulher e Mar ao Fundo"; Helia Correia's "Montedemo" - the tale of a n (un)becoming virgin; testaments of youth - Olga Goncalve's "Mandei-lhe uma Boca" and "Sara"; a walk on the wide side in Lidia Jorge's "Noticia de Cidade silvestre"; conclusion - writing the unfinished revolution.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773475175
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780773475175
  • ISBN10: 0773475176

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