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Author Craft, Linda J., 1948-

Title Novels of testimony and resistance from Central America / Linda J. Craft.

Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c1997.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  863.0099728 C842n    ---  Available
Description x, 237 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-220) and index.
Contents Testimony in theory and practice : issues of postmodernism, subalternity, decolonization, and nationalism -- Development of the novel and testimony in Guatemala, Nicaragua, and El Salvador -- Claribel Alegria : family ties/political lies -- Manlio Argueta : conscience, oral traditions, and the feminization of the Salvadoran struggle -- The word according to Arturo Arias -- The Indian princess and the high-heeled warrior : Gioconda Belli's revolting women -- Characteristics of testimonial novels as practiced in Central America : conclusions.
Subject Alegria, Claribel -- Criticism and interpretation.
Argueta, Manlio, 1935- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Arias, Arturo, 1950- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Belli, Gioconda, 1948- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Central American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Historical fiction, Central American -- History and criticism.
Reportage literature, Central American -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0813015081 (cloth : alk. paper)

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