The Shattered Mirror

The Shattered Mirror

by Mar A Elena De Vald S

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292715905
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 01/01/1998
Series: Texas Pan American Series
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

María Elena de Valdés is Administrative Director of the University of Toronto Literary History Project.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • One. The Politics of Representation of Women in Mexican Literature
  • Two. Rulfo’s Susana San Juan: Woman as Subject and Object of Desire
  • Three. Carlos Fuentes and the Subversion of the Social Codes for Women
  • Four. Juana Inés de la Cruz and Octavio Paz: The Crucible of Poetry
  • Five. Questions of Female Identity: Rosario Castellanos, Luisa Josefina Hernández, and María Luisa Puga
  • Six. Identity and the Other as Myself: Elena Poniatowska
  • Seven. The Hard Edge: Cristina Pacheco
  • Eight. Poetry from the Margins: Sandra Cisneros
  • Nine. Like Water for Chocolate: A Celebration of the Mexican Pre-Aesthetic
  • Ten. Conclusion: There Must Be Another Way
  • Notes
  • Appendices
    • One. Women’s Education in Mexico
    • Two. Other Leading Contemporary Women Writers of Mexico
    • Three. Sor Juana Criticism
  • Works Cited
  • Index

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