Other Fires: Short Fiction by Latin American Women

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Alberto Manguel
New York : C.N. Potter, 1986 - Literary Criticism - 222 pages
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This provocative collection of short fiction features the work of twenty women writers, including Silvina Ocampo, Rachel de Queriroz, Clarice Lispector, Elena Poniatowska, Marta Lynch, Beatriz Guido, and Maria Luisa Bombal

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Other fires: short fiction by Latin American women

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This is a remarkable collection by 20 Latin American women. They do not speak with a common voice, as they represent cultures and countries that evolved separately. But there is an overall aura of ... Read full review

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Not as overwhelmingly wonderful as Black Water so far. Manguel's introduction ("Latin America is an imaginary place") won me over immediately, though. Read full review

Contents

ARMONfA SOMERS
9
MARTA LYNCH
32
ANGELICA GORODISCHER
88
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About the author (1986)

Alberto Manguel is the author of "A History of Reading" and (with Gianni Guadalupi) of "The Dictionary of Imaginery Places". His novel "News from a Foreign Country Came" won the McKitterick prize in 1992.

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