Gender Discourse and Desire in the 20th Century Brazilian Womens' Literature

by

Write The First Customer Review

This study by Cristina Ferreira-Pinto explores the poetic and narrative strategies twentieth-century Brazilian women writers use to achieve new forms of representation of the female body, sexuality, and desire. Female writers discussed include: Gilka Machado, Lygia Fagundes Telles, Marcia Denser, and Marina Colasanti. While creating new forms, these writers are also deconstructing cultural myths of femininity and female behavior. In order to understand these myths, the book also presents new readings of some male-authored ...

Gender Discourse and Desire in the 20th Century Brazilian Womens' Literature 2004, Purdue University Press

ISBN-13: 9781557533524

Trade paperback

Select