Voices and Visions: The Words and Works of Mercè Rodoreda

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Kathleen McNerney
Susquehanna University Press, 1999 - Literary Criticism - 279 pages
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The volume gives an excellent overall view of Rodoreda's works in all genres. A critical introduction, which is informed by quotations, translations, and analysis of Rodoreda's own words about her work, opens the volume. The book also includes studies of the short stories as well as of La placa de Diamant and several other of her novels. The final piece is a complete annotated, cross-indexed bibliography of the critical work on Rodoreda, accompanied by an analysis of the current state of criticism on her work.

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Poems by Rodoreda translated by Nancy L Bundy

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Kathleen McNerney is an ecclectic scholar whose works include studies of writers from various times and places. She is the author of books on the fifteenth-century poet Ausias March and the novelist Joanot Martorell as well as works on contemporary Catalan women writers. She has also written about Spanish, French, and Latin American authors - both classic and current. McNerney is from New Mexico and teaches literature, humanities, and women's studies at West Virginia University. In 1990, she was awarded the Catalonia Prize for diffusion of Catalan culture, and in 1995 she was designated Benedum Distinguished Scholar by her institution.

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