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Author Fahey, Felicia Lynne, 1967-

Title The will to heal : psychological recovery in the novels of Latina writers / Felicia Lynne Fahey
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 212 pages)
Contents Lifting the weight of terror : disembodiment in Alina Diaconú's El penúltimo viaje -- Surviving terror : mourning loss in Manuela Fingueret's Hija del silencio -- Going home : returning from exile in Luisa Valenzuela's La travesía -- (Un)romancing Mexico : sexual healing in Sara Sefchovich's Demasiado amor -- Crossing with an angel : spiritual cure in Laura Restrepo's Dulce compañía -- No way home : traumatic returns in Ana Castillo's The Mixquiahuala letters
Summary How six Latina authors, whose works combine autobiography and fiction, use this technique to heal from personal and political trauma
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-207) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Healing in literature.
Spanish American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Spanish American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007017834
ISBN 0826328563 (electronic bk.)
9780826328564 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)