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Author Peixoto, Marta
Title Passionate Fictions : Gender, Narrative, and Violence in Clarice Lispector
Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1994
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. The Young Artist and the Snares of Gender -- 2. Female Power in Family Ties -- 3. The Nurturing Text in Hélène Cixous and Clarice Lispector -- 4. A Woman Writing: Fiction and Autobiography in The Stream of Life and The Stations of the Body -- 5. Rape and Textual Violence -- Afterword: The Violence of a Heart -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- Y
Clarice Lispector is the premiere Latin American woman prose writer of this century, Suzanne Ruta noted in the New York Times Book Review, "but because she is a woman and a Brazilian, she has remained virtually unknown in the United States." Passionate Fictions provides American readers with a critical introduction to this remarkable writer and offers those who already know Lispector's fiction a deeper understanding of its complex workings
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Peixoto, Marta Passionate Fictions : Gender, Narrative, and Violence in Clarice Lispector Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press,c1994 9780816621583
Subject Lispector, Clarice -- Criticism and interpretation.;Women in literature.;Sex role in literature.;Violence in literature
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