Teresa de la Parra: A Literary Life

Teresa de la Parra: A Literary Life

by RoseAnna Mueller


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781443837996
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Publication date: 06/01/2012
Pages: 315
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

RoseAnna Mueller (PhD, Comparative Literature) is Associate Professor in the Humanities, History and Social Sciences Department at Columbia College Chicago and the Coordinator of the Women's/Gender Studies Minor. Her articles and book reviews have appeared in Hispanet, Hispania, Letras Femeninas, The Hispanic Connection, Latin America as its Literature, The Latin American Feminist Encyclopedia, The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association, Issyensia Comparationis, The Encyclopedia of Mexico and The Chicago Tribune. She was a Fulbright Fellow to Venezuela, 2002 to 2003.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

Preface: Found in Translation ix

Chapter 1 A Heroine in the Novel of Her Own Life 1

Chapter 2 Iphigenia: The diary of a young lady who wrote because she was bored 31

Chapter 3 Learning from Mama Blanca 69

Chapter 4 Criollo Consumerism 91

Chapter 5 A Discussion of Race in the Works of Teresa de la Parra 103

Chapter 6 The Three Colombian Lectures: Mothers, Sisters and Lovers 117

Chapter 7 The First Lecture: The Conquest 141

Chapter 8 The Second Lecture: The Colony 165

Chapter 9 The Third Lecture: Independence 189

Chapter 10 The Short Stories 213

Chapter 11 Teresa de la Parra's Interview in Diario de la Marina (La Habana, April 1, 1928 Section 1 pp 1 and 16.) Armando Maribona 237

Chapter 12 Francis de Miomandre: A Few Words on Iphigenia 243

Chapter 13 In Her Own Voice: Selections from the Letters of Teresa de la Parra 249

Chapter 14 Bellevue-Fuenfría-Madrid Diary 283

Bibliography 295

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