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Author Staniland, Emma, author

Title Gender and the self in Latin American literature / Emma Staniland
Published London : Routledge, 2015


Description 1 online resource
Series Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature
Routledge transnational perspectives on American literature.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I Construction: Archetype, Fairy Tale, Myth; 1 Como agua para chocolate/Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel (1989); 2 Eva Luna by Isabel Allende (1987); PART II Deconstruction: Exile and Gender; 3 La nave de los locos/The Ship of Fools by Cristina Peri Rossi (1984); 4 En breve cárcel/Certificate of Absence by Sylvia Molloy (1981); PART III Reconstruction: The Female Body and Agency; 5 Arráncame la vida/Tear This Heart Out by Ángeles Mastretta (1985)
6 La nada cotidiana/Yocandra in the Paradise of Nada by Zoé Valdés (1995)Inconclusion: Towards Agency: From Uncharted Lives to Uncharted Futures; Index
Notes Previously issued in print: 2014
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Subject Gender identity in literature.
Self in literature.
Bildungsromans, Spanish American -- History and criticism
Latin American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Bildungsromans, Spanish American
Gender identity in literature
Latin American fiction
Self in literature
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781134615049