Hardcover: 312 pages
Publisher: Duke University Press Books (April 11, 2000)
Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 1.2 x 9.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 8877134
Format: PDF ePub TXT book
Body of Writing focuses on the traces that an author’s “body” leaves on a work of fiction. Drawing on the work of six important Spanish American writers of the twentieth century, René Prieto examines narratives that reflect—in differing yet ultimately complementary ways—the imprint of the author’s body, thereby disclosing insights about power, aggression, transgression, and eroticism.Healthy, invalid, lustful, and confined bodies—as portrayed by ...