True and false romances: stories and a novella

Serpent's Tail, 1 sept. 1994 - 261 pages
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In this scintillating collection of stories Puerto Rican writer Ana Lydia Vega exposes machismo, Caribbean style. With deft pastiches of genre fiction-the thriller, the historical romance, the bodice ripper-she turns the traditions of Latin American fiction on their head and produces a work that critically reflects the influence of US culture. Though her stories appear in many anthologies, this is the first collection of Ana Lydia Vega's work to be published in English. It showcases one of the provocative 'post-feminist' voices of the Continent.

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A respected Puerto Rican writer delivers a collection of short stories (her first in English) that, for all its abundant wit and style, is maddeningly elusive. Filled with bits of jargon and ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Aerobics for Love
Just One Small Detail
Consolation Prize
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Andrew Hurley is a professor of history at the University of Missouri, St. Louis. Hurley is the author of Environmental Inequalities: Class, Race and Industrial Pollution in Gary, Indiana, 1945-1980 and Common Fields: An Environmental History of St. Louis.

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