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Women's Voices from Latin America

Selections from Twelve Contemporary Authors

Edited with Translations by Evelyn Picon Garfield

Language and Literature, Latin American Studies, Women's Studies

Latin American Literature Series

Paperback
Published: November 1987
ISBN: 9780814319628
Pages: 192 Size: 6x9
Review

Garfield shows a thorough familiarity with the body of the work of each author, a readiness to interpret and to question, and a sympathetic attention to her subjects' responses.

— San Francisco Chronicle Review

In the collection of interviews with Amonia Somors, Griselda Gambaro, Juleita Campos, Elvira Orphee, Luisa Valenzuela, and Marta Traba, Evelyn Picon Garfield reflects on the lives, careers, and creative expressions of six authors whose cultivation of diverse genres and styles have made a significant contribution to Latin American fiction.

Evelyn Picon Garfield was professor of Spanish at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaaign. She received her Ph.D from Rutgers University and was the author of Es Julio Cortazar un Surrealista?, Julio Cortazar, and Cortazar por Cortazar.

Contributors Include:
Julieta Campos, Griselda Gambaro, Elvira Orphee, Armonia Somers, Marta Traba, Luisa Valenzuela

A much needed introduction to the lives, thoughts, and concerns of six women prose writers, whose efforts have added considerably to contemporary Latin American literature.

– Choice

Garfield shows a thorough familiarity with the body of the work of each author, a readiness to interpret and to question, and a sympathetic attention to her subjects' responses.

– San Francisco Chronicle Review