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Title Latin American women's writing : feminist readings in theory and crisis / edited by Anny Brooksbank Jones and Catherine Davies.
Imprint Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.

Series Oxford Hispanic studies
Oxford Hispanic studies.
Subject Spanish American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Spanish American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Feminism and literature.
Alt Name Brooksbank Jones, Anny.
Davies, Catherine, 1952-
Description xiv, 250 pages ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acting/seeing woman: Griselda Gambaro's El Despojamiento / Sharon Magnarelli -- Literary constructions and gender performance in the novels of Norah Lange / Nora Domínguez -- The Dialogics of testimony: autobiography as shared experience in Nellie Campobello's Cartucho / Doris Meyer -- The Wandering text: situating the narratives of Isabel Allende / Susan Frenk -- Topologies of catastrophe: horror and abjection in Diamela Eltit's Vaca sagrada / Jo Labanyi -- Narcissus in bloom: the desiring subject in modern Latin American narrative: María Luisa Bombal and Juan Rulfo / Adriana Méndez Rodenas -- Blood and mirrors: imagery of violence in the writings of Alejandra Pizarnik / Susan Bassnett -- Cristina Peri Rossi's gender project: rewriting male subjectivity and sexuality in Solitario de amor / Linda Gould Levine -- Sonia Coutinho revisits the city / Luiza Lobo -- Cross-cultural homebodies in Cuba: the poetry of Excilia Saldaña / Catherine Davies -- Latin American feminist criticism revisited / Debra Castillo -- Afterword: from romance to refractory aesthetic / Jean Franco.
ISBN 0198715129 (pbk.)
0198715137 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 34545281
Table of Contents
 Note on Contributors 
 Introduction / Anny Brooksbank Jones, Catherine Davies1
1Acting/Seeing Woman: Griselda Gambaro's El Despojamiento / Sharon Magnarelli10
2Literary Constructions and Gender Performance in the Novels of Norah Lange / Nora Dominguez30
3The Dialogics of Testimony: Autobiography as Shared Experience in Nellie Campobello's Cartucho / Doris Meyer46
4The Wandering Text: Situating the Narratives of Isabel Allende / Susan Frenk66
5Topologies of Catastrophe: Horror and Abjection in Diamela Eltit's Vaca Sagrada / Jo Labanyi85
6Narcissus in Bloom: The Desiring Subject in Modern Latin American Narrative: Maria Luisa Bombal and Juan Rulfo / Adriana Mendez Rodenas104
7Blood and Mirrors: Imagery of Violence in the Writings of Alejandra Pizarnik / Susan Bassnett127
8Cristina Peri Rossi's Gender Project: Rewriting Male Subjectivity and Sexuality in Solitario De Amor / Linda Gould Levine148
9Sonia Coutinho Revisits the City / Luiza Lobo163
10Cross-Cultural Homebodies in Cuba: The Poetry of Excilia Saldana / Catherine Davies179
11Latin American Feminist Criticism Revisited / Anny Brooksbank Jones201
12Response: Cutting/Edge / Debra Castillo215
 Afterword: From Romance to Refractory Aesthetic / Jean Franco226

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