At Face Value: Autobiographical Writing in Spanish America

At Face Value: Autobiographical Writing in Spanish America

by Sylvia Molloy
     
 

A study of Spanish American autobiography from the post-colonial nineteenth century to the present day.See more details below

Overview

A study of Spanish American autobiography from the post-colonial nineteenth century to the present day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521022804
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/17/2005
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Latin American and Iberian Literature Series, #4
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. The Scene of Reading: 1. The reader with the book in his hand; 2. From serf to self: the autobiography of Juan Francisco Manzano; 3. The theatrics of reading: body and book in Victoria Ocampo; Part II. Childhood and Family Tales: 4. Childhood and exile: the Cuban paradise of the Countess of Merlin; 5. A school for life: Miguel Cane's Juvenilia; 6. The search for Utopia: Picón Salas looks forward to the past; 7. A game of cutouts: Norah Lange's Cuadernos de infancia; Part III. Memory, Lineage and Representation: 8. Autobiography as history: a statue for posterity; 9. Shrines and labyrinths: a place to remember; 10. First memories, first myths: Vasconcelos' Ulises criollo; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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