Confronting Patriarchy: Psychoanalytic Theory in the Prose of Cristina Peri Rossi

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Confronting Patriarchy: Psychoanalytic Theory in the Prose of Cristina Peri Rossi examines three works of the contemporary Uruguayan author who lives in exile as she dialogues with the psychoanalytic discourse endemic to patriarchal society. Peri Rossi's prose, structured like unconscious productions that give free expression to desire and passion as emanating from the forbidden recesses of the psyche, powerfully reveals the message as a treatment for an ill society. The language in the three works studied facilitates and ...

Confronting Patriarchy: Psychoanalytic Theory in the Prose of Cristina Peri Rossi 2009, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781433102707

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