White Ink: Essays on twentieth-century feminine fiction in Spain and Latin America (Coleccion Tamesis: Serie A, Monografias v. 156)

White Ink: Essays on twentieth-century feminine fiction in Spain and Latin America (Coleccion Tamesis: Serie A, Monografias v. 156)

By: Stephen M. Hart (author)Hardback

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An analysis of the use made of five structuring devices, or motifs the Bildungsroman, the patriarchal prison, the fairy tale, sexual politics and gender trouble in a selection of representative women's novels from Spain and Latin America written between 1936 and the present. STEPHEN M. HART is Reader in the Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies at University College London.

About Author

Professor of Latin American Film, Literature and Culture School of European Languages, Culture and Society University College London.

Contents

Part 1 The novel of development: "Nada", Carmen Laforet; "La placa del diamant", Merce Rodoreda; "Perto do coracao selvagem", Clarice Lispector. Part 2 The patriarchal prison: "La amortajada", Maria Luisa Bombal; "Leccion de cocina", "Album de familia", Rosario Castellanos; "Los recuerdos del porvenir", Elena Garro. Part 3 Fairy tales: "Primera memoria", Ana Maria Matute; "El cuarto de atras", Carmen Martin Gaite; "El mismo mar de todos los veranos", Esther Tusquets. Part 4 Sexual politics: "La casa de los espiritus", Isabel Allende; "Conversacion al sur", Marta Traba; "L'hora violeta", Montserrat Roig. Part 5 Gender trouble: "El gato eficaz", Luisa Valenzuela; "La nave de los locos", Christina Peri Rossi; "Temblor", Rosa Montero.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781855660311
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 170
  • ID: 9781855660311
  • ISBN10: 1855660318
  • language of text: Spanish

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