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Short Stories by Latin American Women

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Short Stories by Latin American Women by Dora Alonso
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Jan 14, 2003 | ISBN 9780812967074

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“[A] needed general text for courses in contemporary Latin American and women’s literature.” —The New York Times Book Review

Table Of Contents

Foreword by Isabel Allende
Introduction by Celia Correas de Zapata
Isabel Allende (Chile), An Act of Vengeance
Dora Alonso (Cuba), Sophie and the Angel
Helena Araujo (Colombia), Asthmatic
María Luisa Bombal (Chile), The Tree
Rosario Castellanos (Mexico), Culinary Lesson
Amparo Dávila (Mexico), The End of a Struggle
Guadalupe Dueñas (Mexico), In Heaven and Shoes for the Rest of My Life
Maria Virgina Estenssoro (Bolivia), The Child That Never Was
Rosario Ferré (Puerto Rico), A Poisoned Tale
Elena Garro (Mexico), Blame the Tlaxcaltecs
Nora Glickmann (Argentian), The Last Emigrant
Lucía Guerra (Chile), The Virgin’s Passion
Liliana Heker (Argentina), Berkley or Mariana of the Universe
Vlady Kociancich (Argentina), Knight, Death and the Devil
Luisa Mercedes Levinson (Argentina), The Cove
Clarice Lispector (Brazil), Looking for Some Dignity
María Elena Llano (Cuba), In the Family
Carmen Naranjo (Costa Rica), Symbiotic Encounter
Olga Orozco (Argentina), The Midgets
Antonia Palacios (Venenzuela), A Gentleman on the Train
Cristina Peri Rossi (Uruguay), Breaking the Speed Record
Nélida Piñón (Brazil), Big-bellied Cow
Josefina Pla (Uruguay), To Seize the Earth
Elena Poniatowska (Mexico), Park Cinema
Teresa Porzencanski (Uruguay), The Story of a Cat
María Teresa Solari (Peru), Death and Transfiguration of a Teacher
Maria Traba (Argentian/Columbia), The Tale of the Velvet Pillows
Luisa Valenzuela (Argentina), Up Among the Eagles
Rima de Vallbona (Costa Rica), Penelope’s Silver Wedding Anniversary
Ana Lydia Vega (Puerto Rico), Cloud Cover Caribbean
Alicia Yáñez Cossío (Ecuador), The IWM 100

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