Cuban Women Writers: Imagining a Matria by M. BetancourtCuban Women Writers: Imagining a Matria by M. Betancourt

Cuban Women Writers: Imagining a Matria

byM. BetancourtEditorDavid Frye

Hardcover | June 7, 2011

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Betancourt examines women's writings in relation to language, power, sexuality and race in contemporary Cuba, analyzing the creation of alternative matria frameworks that enunciate a feminist/feminine perspective of the nationalist discourse.
MADELINE CAMÁRA BETANCOURT is Associate Professor of World Languages at the University of South Florida, USA.
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Title:Cuban Women Writers: Imagining a MatriaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:191 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.5 inPublished:June 7, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023060658X

ISBN - 13:9780230606586

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Table of Contents

A Polyphonic Introduction The Feminist Discourse of Ofelia Rodríguez Acosta: Garzona or Espartana? Lydia Cabrera: Along the Paths of Cryptomemory Cassandra's Calling: The Poetics of Convocation in the Works of María Elena Cruz Varela From the Baroque to Postmodernism: Parody of the Picaresque in La nada cotidiana (In)Conclusions

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"Though the author does not aspire to rewrite the history of women's writing or Cuban literature, her previous comprehensive works on escritoras cubanas certainly make her an authoritative voice. Similarly, the copious endnotes point readers to appropriate sources for fuller discussion, so the book will indeed prove a useful survey of Cuban women writers." - J.M. Beatson, Choice