Knives and Angels

Women Writers in Latin America

Susan Bassnett

Knives and Angels

Susan Bassnett

Distributed for Zed Books

202 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $34.95 ISBN: 9780862328757 Published June 1990 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Contributors
Introduction: Looking fo the roots of wings - Susan Bassnett
1. Victoria Ocampo (1890-1979): Precursor - John King
2. Maria Luisa Bombal: Biography of a story-telling woman - Marjorie Agosin
3. Speaking with many voices: The poems of Alejandra Pizarnik - Susan Bassnett
4. Confronting myths of oppression: The short stories of Rosario Castellanos - Chloe Furnival
5. Clarice Lispector: An intinuitive approach to fiction - Giovanni Pontiero
6. 'I will be a scandal in your boat': Women poets and the tradition - Myriam Diaz-Diocaretz
7. Images of women in Cuba's post-revolutionary narrative - Nissa Torrents
8. Subverting the dominant text: Elena Poniatowska's Querido Diego - Juan Bruce-Novoa
9. One hundred years of unread writing: Soledad Acosta, Elisa Mujica and Marvel Moreno - Montserrat Ordonez
10. Griselda Gambaro and the female dramatist: The audacious trespasser - Catherine Boyle
11. Assailing the heights of macho pictures: women film-makers in contemporary Argentina - John King
12. One woman's cinema: Interview with Maria Luisa Bemberg - Nissa Torrents
13. A place for Eve in the revolution: Giaconda Belli and Rosario Murillo - Patricia Murray
Index
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