Women and Power in Argentine Literature Stories, Interviews, and Critical Essays (Texas Pan American Literature in Translation) by Gwendolyn DГ­az

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Subjects:

  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Spanish,
  • Argentina,
  • American - Hispanic American,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Hispanic American,
  • 20th century,
  • Argentine literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Interviews,
  • Women Authors,
  • Women authors, Argentine

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10293569M
ISBN 100292716494
ISBN 109780292716490

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