Mama Blanca"s memoirs by Teresa de la Parra

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh, Pa .

Written in English

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  • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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StatementTeresa de la Parra ; translated by Harriet de Onís and revised by Frederick H. Fornoff.
SeriesPittsburgh editions of Latin American literature, Colección Archivos
ContributionsFornoff, Frederick H.
LC ClassificationsPQ8549.P35 M413 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxviii, 183 p. :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1743226M
ISBN 100822938359, 0822959100
LC Control Number92050381

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxviii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Contents: Foreword / Sylvia Molloy --"Its Wrong to Be Right": Mama Blanca on Writing Like a Woman / Doris Sommer --Mama Blanca's Memoirs / Teresa De La Parra --Testimony / Juan Liscano --Mama Blanca's Memoirs and the Author Remembered /.

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Price 1/5(1). Mama Blanca's Memoirs is what could be called a bildungsroman in reverse; rather than "grow up" and become a smarter, more independent woman, its protagonist "grows down" and loses her freedom and to an extent her ability to think critically.

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About this Item: Moody Press, Chicago, Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. 8vo. Fourth Printing. [4] p.p. Signed by Raymond Buker Sr.

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