El beso de la mujer araña

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Association Archives de la Litterature Latino-Americaines des Caraibes et Africaine du XXe Siecle., Jan 1, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 805 pages
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Un periodista aguerrido es encarcelado por motivos políticos. En la cárcel conoce a un preso que es homosexual y que cambiará su vida. Este es, a grandes rasgos, el argumento de la presente novela que, a más de un cuarto de siglo de su primera edición, es publicada ahora con el aparato crítico distintivo de la Colección Archivos.

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El beso de la mujer araña Manuel Puig
y Graciela GoldchluK
José Amícola

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Author Manuel Puig was born in General Villegas, Argentina on December 28, 1932. Betrayed by Rita Hayworth (1968) is an innovative novel narrating through a variety of techniques the story of a young Argentine boy who lives vicariously through the movies. Puig uses the phenomenon of compulsive movie-going as a symbol for alienation and escape from reality. Heartbreak Tango (1969) evokes the spiritual emptiness of the Argentine provincial life in the 1930s and the vulgarity of popular music and the soap opera. His best known work, Kiss of the Spider Woman (1979), was adapted as a film in 1985 and as a Broadway musical in 1993. He died of a heart attack on July 22, 1990.

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