Acclaimed since its original appearance in French in 1958, The Ravine has been published in several languages and remains the novel for which Nivaria Tejera is best known. This is the first English translation.
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About the Author
Nivaria Tejera was born in Cuba in 1929 but spent much of her early life in the Canary Islands. A poet and novelist, she was awarded the Seix Barral Biblioteca Breve prize in 1971 for her novel Sonámbulo del sol. Tejera lives in Paris.
Carol Maier is Professor of Spanish at Kent State University. She has translated or edited many books, including Memoirs of Leticia Valle by Rosa Chacel, for which she received the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for a Translation of a Literary Work by the Modern Language Association.
Table of Contents
About El barranco, After Twenty Years
Afterword: Reading El barranco, Writing The Ravine