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Critical Passions: Selected Essays by Jean Franco

The author, one of the most influential Latin Americanists in the US, has published a number of books, but none display the importance of her work in literary criticism, cultural studies and marxist and feminist theory as successfully as this collection o

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ISBN-13: 9780822322313
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
Publication date: 11/29/1999
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions Series
Pages: 552
Product dimensions: 6.44(w) x 9.48(h) x 1.43(d)
Lexile: 1580L (what's this?)

About the Author

Jean Franco is Professor Emerita of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. She is the winner of the 1996 PEN award for lifetime contribution to disseminating Latin American literature in English, and has been recognized by both the Chilean and Venezuelan governments with the Gabriela Mistral Medal and the Andres Bello Medal for advancing literary scholarship on Latin American literature in the United States. Her previous books include Plotting Women: Gender and Representation in Mexico, César Vallejo: The Dialectics of Poetry and Silence, and A Literary History of Spain and Spanish.

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