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Author Prieto, René.
Title Body of writing : figuring desire in Spanish American literature / René Prieto.
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2000.
Book Cover

 Floor4  PQ7082.N7 P75 2000    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 295 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-284) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Julio Cortázar's perpetual exile -- More than meets the I: Guillermo Cabrera Infante's La Habana para un Infante difunto -- The excremental vision of Gabriel García Márquez -- The degraded body in the work of Severo Sarduy -- Rewriting the body: renewal through language in the work of Rosario Castellanos -- The body of pleasure in Tununa Mercado's Canon de alcoba.
Subject Spanish American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Sex role in literature.
ISBN 0822324512 (alk. paper)
0822324881 (pbk : alk. paper)
OCLC number 42597665