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Author Pinto, Cristina Ferreira, 1960-

Title Gender, discourse, and desire in twentieth-century Brazilian women's literature / Cristina Ferreira-Pinto
Published West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 208 pages)
Series Purdue studies in Romance literatures ; v. 29
Purdue studies in Romance literatures ; v. 29
Contents Brazilian women in society and literature: a chronology. -- Brazilian women's literature as a counterideological discourse. -- Female body, male desire. -- Brazilian women writers: the search for an erotic discourse. -- Representation of the female body and desire: the Gothic, the fantastic, and the grotesque. -- Sonia Coutinho's short fiction: aging and the female body. -- Contemporary Brazilian women's short stories: lesbian desire. -- The works of Márcia Denser and Marina Colasanti: female agency and heterosexuality. -- Brazilian women writers in the new millennium. -- Appendix: English translations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-198) and index
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Subject Brazilian literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Brazilian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Desire in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Women and literature -- Brazil -- History -- 20th century.
Women in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1557533520
1612491014 electronic bk
9781612491011 electronic bk