English Translations of Short Stories by Contemporary Argentine Women Writers

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Argentine native Hermann has mostly retired from her career as a scholar of Spanish literature in the US. She assembled ten stories in Viajes en lapalabra y en la imagen, which was published by Ediciones de Arte Gaglanone in 1996 and sold out. For the English translation by Thornton (Spanish, Indiana U. of Pennsylvania), she has added five more stories and revised the introduction. The stories share a common theme of a journey, symbolizing the author's search for truth, freedom, peace, happiness, or justice. They...
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Argentine native Hermann has mostly retired from her career as a scholar of Spanish literature in the US. She assembled ten stories in Viajes en lapalabra y en la imagen, which was published by Ediciones de Arte Gaglanone in 1996 and sold out. For the English translation by Thornton (Spanish, Indiana U. of Pennsylvania), she has added five more stories and revised the introduction. The stories share a common theme of a journey, symbolizing the author's search for truth, freedom, peace, happiness, or justice. They are presented in sections of realism, magic realism, and the fantastic. The text is double spaced. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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  • ISBN-13: 9780773469204
  • Publisher: Mellen, Edwin Press, The
  • Publication date: 3/1/1903
  • Pages: 204

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Ch. 1 Realism
Maria Isabel Clucellas 11
Tango and Feathers 13
Alicia Jurado 19
Saying Goodbye Through Twenty-five Centuries 21
Martha Mercader 31
The Postponed Journey 35
Laura Nicastro 45
Haguit 47
Flaminia Ocampo 55
Crossing Oceans 57
Mabel Pagano 67
A Death in June 69
Silvia Plager 75
A Change of Heart 77
Reine Roffe 89
Transforming the Desert 91
Maria Esther Vazques 99
Returning By Train With Borges 103
Ch. 2 Magic Realism
Elvira Orphee 113
The Journey of Amatista and the Dirty Prince 115
Irma Verolin 131
The Stairway in the Gray Patio 133
Ch. 3 The Fantastic
Rosalba Campra 143
Dream Tiger 145
Alina Diaconu 153
Blue Lagoon 155
Maria Rosa Lojo 159
Compound Eyes 163
Ana Maria Shu 169
The White Guanaco in the Middle of France 173
General Bibliography 181
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