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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.
Book Cover

 Floor4  PQ7534 .P33 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 191 p. ; 24 cm.
Series SUNY series in Latin American and Iberian thought and culture
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