Women in the Spanish Novel Today: Essays on the Reflection of Self in the Works of Three Generations

Women in the Spanish Novel Today: Essays on the Reflection of Self in the Works of Three Generations

by Kyra A. Kietrys
     
 

This collection of new essays examines the representation of the female self in recent novels written by Spanish women. The essays explore the myriad ways in which women's struggle with self-definition and self-fulfillment is contemplated in Spain during a time in which democracy has taken hold and women's rights have taken shape. Authors covered include Carmen

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This collection of new essays examines the representation of the female self in recent novels written by Spanish women. The essays explore the myriad ways in which women's struggle with self-definition and self-fulfillment is contemplated in Spain during a time in which democracy has taken hold and women's rights have taken shape. Authors covered include Carmen Martin Gaite, Josefina Aldecoa, Rosa Montero, Dulce Chacon, Clara Sanchez, Lucia Etxebarria, Care Santos, Eugenia Rico, Espido Freire, and others.

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ISBN-13:
9780786443543
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
03/18/2009
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Kyra A. Kietrys is an assistant professor of Spanish at Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina. Montserrat Linares is an associate professor of Spanish at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.

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