Maldito amor y otros cuentos

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Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2006 - Fiction - 269 pages
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Los textos incluidos en este volumen corresponden a la etapa m s experimental y anticonformista de esta intrigante autora. Los cuentos "La mu eca menor" y "Maquinolandera" corresponden a la colecci n de cuentos Papeles de Pandora (1976). la presente edici n de la debatida y discutida novela Maldito amor y el cuento "Isolda en el espejo" hace notar los cambios hechos por la autora entre la primera edici n de los mismos y las ediciones subsiguientes.

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Rosario Ferré, Maldito amor y otros cuentos. Edición y notas de Diana Niebylski
This edition of Rosario Ferré's novel Maldito amor and three other stories by Diana Niebylski is prefaced by an ample
introduction to the author's work and with attention to the linguistic and sociopolitical context in which these works were written. The extensive dictionary of Puerto Rican and regional terms, phrases and cultural references makes the stories highly accessible to all readers. The novel and stories are followed by substantial and thought-provoking discussion questions. El nivel de lectura y discusión es ideal para un estudiantado de conocimientos intermedios de literatura --Ideal for intermediate-advanced students of Hispanic Literature and Culture.  

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About the author (2006)

Rosario Josefina Ferré was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico on September 28, 1938. She received a bachelor's degree in English literature from Manhattanville College, a master's degree in literature from the University of Puerto Rico, and a Ph.D. in Latin American literature from the University of Maryland. She was a professor of Latin American literature at several universities including the University of California, Rutgers University, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Puerto Rico. She was a novelist, poet, essayist, and children's book author. She was the editor of the literary magazine Loading and Unloading Zone as well as a newspaper columnist and critic. She wrote several books in Spanish and English including The House on the Lagoon, Eccentric Neighborhoods, and Sweet Diamond Dust: And Other Stories. She died on February 18, 2016 at the age of 77.

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