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Conflict and Gender in Latin American Narratives by Women

Par Kumaraswami and Niamh Thornton

Contents: Marjorie Agosín: Preface – Par Kumaraswami/Niamh Thornton: Introduction – María de la Cinta Ramblado-Minero: ‘Para sobrevivir a mi propio espanto’: Las primeras ficciones de Isabel Allende y el conflicto político en América Latina – Andrea O’Reilly Herrera: The ‘Poetics’ of Resistance: Three Cuban Artists in the Diaspora – Kitty Millet: An Old Family Narrative: Rethinking Testimonio and Gender – Leslie Goss Erickson: In the Shadow of Salomé: Woman’s Heroic Journey in Julia Álvarez’s In the Name of Salomé – Margaret Power: ‘The Most Revolutionary Figure in Chile is La Mujer’: Narratives of the Anti-Allende Women’s Movement – Sarah Bowskill: Yo también Adelita: A National Allegory of the Mexican Revolution and a Call for Women’s Suffrage – Lorna Shaughnessy: Problemas de la transición: Sexual emancipation and social transformation in the poetry of Gioconda Belli – Par Kumaraswami: ‘El Día Que No Haya Combate Será Un Día Perdido’ (Antonio Maceo): Conflict as Catalyst of Self-Transformation in Women’s Testimonial Writing from Revolutionary Cuba – Niamh Thornton: In the Line of Fire: Love and Violence in Mastretta and Belli.