Author : Cristina Santos
Publisher : Peter Lang
Release Date : 2004
ISBN 10 : 0820469173
Pages : 178 pages
Rating : 4.1/5 (469 users)
Download or read book Bending the Rules in the Quest for an Authentic Female Identity PDF or another Format written by Cristina Santos and published by Peter Lang. This book was released on 2004 with total page 178 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The narrative style of both Clarice Lispector and Carmen Boullosa is characterized by a postmodern tendency toward an increased reader participation. This is accomplished by a process of liberalizing a pre-established socio-cultural repertoire with respect to female identity. The female protagonists, created by Lispector and Boullosa and examined in this book, struggle to find their true voices and their real life experiences. The resulting literary style of both these authors parallels this struggle, subverting traditional narrative structure and utilizing a dialogue that is particularly suited to describe this feminine process of conscientization.
Download or read book Unbecoming Female Monsters PDF or another Format written by Cristina Santos and published by Lexington Books. This book was released on 2016-12-07 with total page 204 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book traces the construct of female monsters as an embodiment of sociocultural fears of female sexuality and reproductive power. It examines the female maturation cycle and the archetypes of female monsters associated with each stage of development in literature, art, film, and television with a particular focus on Latin American work.
Download or read book Virgin Envy PDF or another Format written by Jonathan A. Allan and published by Zed Books Ltd.. This book was released on 2016-11-15 with total page 142 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Virginity is of concern here, that is its utter messiness. At once valuable and detrimental, normative and deviant, undesirable and enviable. Virginity and its loss hold tremendous cultural significance. For many, female virginity is still a universally accepted condition, something that is somehow bound to the hymen, whereas male virginity is almost as elusive as the G-spot: we know it's there, it’s just we have a harder time finding it. Of course boys are virgins, queers are virgins, some people reclaim their virginities, and others reject virginity from the get go. So what if we agree to forget the hymen all together? Might we start to see the instability of terms like untouched, pure, or innocent? Might we question the act of sex, the very notion of relational sexuality? After all, for many people it is the sexual acts they don’t do, or don’t want to do, that carry the most abundant emotional clout. Virgin Envy is a collection of essays that look past the vestal virgins and beyond Joan of Arc. From medieval to present-day literature, the output of HBO, Bollywood, and the films of Abdellah Taïa or Derek Jarman to the virginity testing of politically active women in Tahrir Square, the writers here explore the concept of virginity in today’s world to show that ultimately virginity is a site around which our most basic beliefs about sexuality are confronted, and from which we can come to understand some of our most basic anxieties, paranoias, fears, and desires.
Download or read book Latin American Women Writers PDF or another Format written by Kathy S. Leonard and published by Scarecrow Press. This book was released on 2007-09-19 with total page 360 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: There is a wealth of published literature in English by Latin American women writers, but such material can be difficult to locate due to the lack of available bibliographic resources. In addition, the various types of published narrative (short stories, novels, novellas, autobiographies, and biographies) by Latin American women writers has increased significantly in the last ten to fifteen years. To address the lack of bibliographic resources, Kathy Leonard has compiled Latin American Women Writers: A Resource Guide to Titles in English. This reference includes all forms of narrative-short story, autobiography, novel, novel excerpt, and others-by Latin American women dating from 1898 to 2007. More than 3,000 individual titles are included by more than 500 authors. This includes nearly 200 anthologies, more than 100 autobiographies/biographies or other narrative, and almost 250 novels written by more than 100 authors from 16 different countries. For the purposes of this bibliography, authors who were born in Latin America and either continue to live there or have immigrated to the United States are included. Also, titles of pieces are listed as originally written, in either Spanish or Portuguese. If the book was originally written in English, a phrase to that effect is included, to better reflect the linguistic diversity of narrative currently being published. This volume contains seven indexes: Authors by Country of Origin, Authors/Titles of Work, Titles of Work/Authors, Autobiographies/Biographies and Other Narrative, Anthologies, Novels and Novellas in Alphabetical Order by Author, and Novels and Novellas by Authors' Country of Origin. Reflecting the increase in literary production and the facilitation of materials, this volume contains a comprehensive listing of narrative pieces in English by Latin American women writers not found in any other single volume currently on the market. This work of reference will be of special interest to scholars, students, and instructors interested in narrative works in English by Latin American women authors. It will also help expose new generations of readers to the highly creative and diverse literature being produced by these writers.
Publisher : McFarland
Release Date : 2015-09-23
ISBN 10 : 9780786499366
Pages : 389 pages
Rating : 4.4/5 (786 users)
Download or read book The Vampire in Folklore, History, Literature, Film and Television PDF or another Format written by and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2015-09-23 with total page 389 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This comprehensive bibliography covers writings about vampires and related creatures from the 19th century to the present. More than 6,000 entries document the vampire's penetration of Western culture, from scholarly discourse, to popular culture, politics and cook books. Sections by topic list works covering various aspects, including general sources, folklore and history, vampires in literature, music and art, metaphorical vampires and the contemporary vampire community. Vampires from film and television--from Bela Lugosi's Dracula to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, True Blood and the Twilight Saga--are well represented.
Download or read book Reading from Behind PDF or another Format written by Jonathan A. Allan and published by Zed Books Ltd.. This book was released on 2016-03-15 with total page 197 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 'A serious work of theory.' The Guardian ‘Jonathan Allan has come up with a whole theory of the arsehole.’ Dazed and Confused In a resolute deviation from the governing totality of the phallus, Reading from Behind offers a radical reorientation of the anus and its role in the collective imaginary. It exposes what is deeply hidden in our cultural production, and challenges the authority of paranoid, critical thought. A beautiful work that invites us beyond the rejection of phallocentricism, to a new way of being and thinking about sex, culture and identity.
Author : Richard Young
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
Release Date : 2010-12-18
ISBN 10 : 0810874989
Pages : 748 pages
Rating : 4.9/5 (874 users)
Download or read book Historical Dictionary of Latin American Literature and Theater PDF or another Format written by Richard Young and published by Scarecrow Press. This book was released on 2010-12-18 with total page 748 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Historical Dictionary of Latin American Literature and Theater provides users with an accessible single-volume reference tool covering Portuguese-speaking Brazil and the 16 Spanish-speaking countries of continental Latin America (Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela). Entries for authors, from the early colonial period to the present, give succinct biographical data and an account of the author's literary production, with particular attention to their most prominent works and where they belong in literary history.
Download or read book Defiant Deviance PDF or another Format written by Cristina Santos and published by Peter Lang. This book was released on 2006 with total page 168 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This innovative study embarks, from a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach, on redefining the «supernatural» as elements that fail to be framed as «natural» by their socio-cultural environment. The «supernatural» elements depicted in this study encompass such monstrous representations as witches, vampires, angels, virgins, apparitions, and other universally recognized reflections of human existence - though not all «supernatural» representations are seen as «monstrous, » but as physical and psychological embodiments of common human experience. Contributors to this project represent a wide scope of literary genres and eras, as well as differing theoretical approaches, united by the common goal of defining the «irreality of reality.»
Download or read book The Facts on File Companion to the World Novel PDF or another Format written by Michael Sollars and published by Infobase Publishing. This book was released on 2008 with total page 957 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Facts On File Companion to the World Novel : 1900 to the Present is a new two-volume reference guide featuring more than 600 entries on the world’s greatest modern novels and novelists, including everything from acknowledg.
Download or read book The Everyday Atlantic PDF or another Format written by Tania Gentic and published by SUNY Press. This book was released on 2013-12-01 with total page 325 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Rethinks the concepts of nation, imperialism, and globalization by examining the everyday writing of the newspaper chronicle and blog in Spain and Latin America. In The Everyday Atlantic, Tania Gentic offers a new understanding of the ways in which individuals and communities perceive themselves in the twentieth-century Atlantic world. She grounds her study in first-time comparative readings of daily newspaper texts, written in Spanish, Portuguese, and Catalan. Known as chronicles, these everyday literary writings are a precursor to the blog and reveal the ephemerality of identity as it is represented and received daily. Throughout the text Gentic offers fresh readings of well-known and lesser-known chroniclers (cronistas), including Eugeni dOrs (Catalonia), Germán Arciniegas (Colombia), Clarice Lispector (Brazil), Carlos Monsiváis (Mexico), and Brazilian blogger Ricardo Noblat. While previous approaches to the Atlantic have focused on geographical crossings by subjects, Gentic highlights the everyday moments of reading and thought in which discourses of nation, postcolonialism, and globalization come into conflict. Critics have often evaluated in isolation how ideology, ethics, affect, and the body inform identity; however, Gentic skillfully combines these approaches to demonstrate how the chronicle exposes everyday representations of self and community.
Download or read book Notable Latino Writers PDF or another Format written by and published by Salem PressInc. This book was released on 2006 with total page 360 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Provides critical analysis of the works of Latino novelists, poets, and dramatists of the Western Hemisphere.
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Download or read book Brazilian Writers PDF or another Format written by Mônica Rector and published by Gale / Cengage Learning. This book was released on 2004 with total page 568 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Presents career biographies and criticism writers from Brazil. Also includes essays on tropicalismo, concrete poetry, and colonial literature.
Download or read book Forthcoming Books PDF or another Format written by Rose Arny and published by . This book was released on 2003-12 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Bibliographic Index PDF or another Format written by and published by . This book was released on 2004 with total page 888 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
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Download or read book New Books on Women and Feminism PDF or another Format written by and published by . This book was released on 2004 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: