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New PDF release: Rewriting Womanhood: Feminism, Subjectivity, and the Angel

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By Nancy LaGreca

In Rewriting Womanhood, Nancy LaGreca explores the subversive refigurings of womanhood in 3 novels through ladies writers: La hija del bandido (1887) by way of Refugio Barragán de Toscano (Mexico; 1846–1916), Blanca Sol (1888) by way of Mercedes Cabello de Carbonera (Peru; 1845–1909), and Luz y sombra (1903) by means of Ana Roqué (Puerto Rico; 1853–1933). whereas those ladies have been either acclaimed and critiqued of their day, they've been mostly neglected via modern mainstream feedback. unique adequate for specialists but available to undergraduates, graduate scholars, and the final reader, Rewriting Womanhood provides abundant ancient context for realizing the foremost women’s problems with nineteenth-century Mexico, Peru, and Puerto Rico; transparent definitions of the psychoanalytic theories used to unearth the rewriting of the feminine self; and in-depth literary analyses of the female supplier that Barragán, Cabello, and Roqué spotlight of their fiction.

Rewriting Womanhood reaffirms the worth of 3 girls novelists who needed to expand the ruling-class definition of woman as mom and spouse to contain woman as person for a contemporary period. As such, it truly is a tremendous contribution to women’s stories, nineteenth-century Hispanic reviews, and sexuality and gender studies.

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