The Cambridge History of Latin American Women's Literature

The Cambridge History of Latin American Women's Literature


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ISBN-13: 9781107085329
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/12/2015
Pages: 682
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.69(d)

About the Author

Ileana Rodr�guez is Distinguished Professor of Humanities Emerita at Ohio State University. She is the author of Liberalism at its Limits: Crime and Terror in the Latin American Cultural Text, Transatlantic Topographies: Island, Highlands, Jungle and Women, Guerrillas, and Love: Understanding War in Central America.

M�nica Szurmuk is Professor of Literature at the University of Buenos Aires. She is the author of Women in Argentina: Early Travel Narratives. She has also edited, with Robert McGee Irwin, the Dictionary of Latin American Cultural Studies. She is currently writing an intellectual biography of Alberto Gerchunoff.

Table of Contents

1. Reconstituting the archive: the indigenous ancient world Santa Arias; 2. Mulieres litterarum: oral, visual, and written narratives of indigenous elite women Rocío Quispe-Agnoli; 3. The establishment of feminine paradigms: translators, traitors, nuns Mónica Díaz; 4. Women 'cronistas' in colonial Latin America Valeria Añón; 5. Mulier docta and literary fame: the challenges of authorship in Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Beatriz Colombi; 6. New genres, new explorations of womanhood: travel writers, journalists, and working women Mónica Szurmuk and Claudia Torre; 7. Nineteenth-century Brazilian women writers and nation-building: invisibilities, affiliations, resistances Rita Terezinha Schmidt; 8. Sense and sensibility: women's experience in the nineteenth century Francine Masiello; 9. The lyrical world in the nineteenth century Gwen Kirkpatrick; 10. 'The damned mob of scribbling women': gendered networks in fin-de-siècle Latin America Ana Peluffo; 11. Literature by women in the Spanish Antilles Catherine Davies; 12. Women writers in the revolution: regional socialist realism Maricruz Castro Ricalde; 13. Revolutionary insurgencies, paradigmatic cases Parvathi Kumaraswami; 14. The women of the avant-gardes Vicky Unruh; 15. Dissident cosmopolitanism Gabriel Giorgi and Germán Garrido; 16. Boom, realismo mágico - boom and boomito María Rosa Olivera-Williams; 17. Poetry-fugue: Latin American women and the lyrical move Karen Benavente; 18. Mexican migrations, intercultural flows Debra A. Castillo; 19. Displaced selves: exile and migration in Latin American women's writing María Inés Lagos; 20. The view from here María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo; 21. Women writing in the Andes since colonial times Núria Villanova; 22. Rebellion, revision, and renewal: Anglophone and Francophone Caribbean women writers in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries Kanika Batra; 23. Central American women's literature Nicole Caso; 24. Writing violence Jean Franco; 25. New/old indigenous paradigms in Maya women's literary production Arturo Arias; 26. Genres of the real: testimonio, autobiography, the subjective turn Nora Strejilevich; 27. Performances, memory, monuments Michael J. Lazzara; 28. Mothers and children in biopolitical networks Nora Domínguez; 29. Market and non-consumer narratives: from the 'levity of being' to abjection Beatriz González and Carolyn Fornoff; 30. Per-verse Latin American women poets Laura M. Martins; 31. New forms of writing Marcy Schwartz; 32. Literature about feminicide in Ciudad Juárez Patricia Ravelo Blancas and Héctor Domínguez Ruvalcaba; 33. Afterword: figures, texts, and moments Mary Louise Pratt.

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