This America Of Ours

This America Of Ours

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ISBN-13: 9780292705401
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 11/01/2003
Pages: 390
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

Elizabeth Horan is Professor and Chair of the Department of English at Arizona State University.

Doris Meyer is Roman S. & Tatiana Weller Professor Emeritus of Hispanic Studies at Connecticut College and a Visiting Scholar at the University of New Mexico’s Latin American and Iberian Institute.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Part One. Letters 1926-1939
Part Two. Letters 1940-1952
Part Three. Letters 1953-1956
Appendix: Added Writings
"Message to Victoria Ocampo in Argentina," by Gabriela Mistral
"Victoria Ocampo," by Gabriela Mistral
"About Gabriela," by Victoria Ocampo and Roger Caillois
"And Lucila Who Spoke like a River," by Victoria Ocampo
"Gabriela Mistral in Her Letters," by Victoria Ocampo
"Victoria Ocampo on Her Friendship with Gabriela Mistral"
Chronology
Biographical Dictionary
Works Cited
Index

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Elizabeth A. Marchant

"Meyer and Horan have done extraordinary and valuable work in collecting and editing the letters of Victoria Ocampo and Gabriela Mistral in This America of Ours. . . . Ocampo and Mistral’s exchanges often reveal their differing approaches to literature, politics, and feminism and, as such, provide an example of the richness and variety of women’s intellectual engagement in Latin America."

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