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Author Padilla, Yajaira M.
Title Changing women, changing nation : female agency, nationhood, and identity in trans-Salvadoran narratives / Yajaira M. Padilla.
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, c2012.
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 Floor3  PQ7534 .P33 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description viii, 191 p. ; 24 cm.
Series SUNY series in Latin American and Iberian thought and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Campesina as nation : feminine resistance and power in Manlio Argueta's Un día en la vida and Cuzcatlán : donde bate la mar del sur -- Making militants and mothers : rethinking the image of the guerillera in women's revolutionary testimonios -- Setting la diabla free : women, violence, and the struggle for representation in postwar El Salvador -- Hermanas lejanas : female immigrant subjectivities and the politics of voice in the Salvadoran transnational community -- Salvadoran-American sleuthing in the US south and beyond : Marcos McPeek Villatoro's Romilia Chacón mystery series.
Subject Salvadoran fiction -- History and criticism.
Revolutionary literature, Salvadoran -- History and criticism.
Women in literature.
Identity (Psychology) in literature.
El Salvador -- In literature.
American fiction -- Hispanic American authors -- History and criticism.
ISBN 1438442777 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781438442778 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC number 747331788