Rosario Ferré : a search for identity / Suzanne S. Hintz.

By: Hintz, Suzanne S, 1946-Material type: TextTextSeries: Wor(l)ds of change: vol. 12.Publisher: New York : Lang, c1995Description: x, 275 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 0820426911 (alk. paper); 9780820426914 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Ferré, Rosario -- Criticism and interpretation | Identity (Psychology) in literature | Self in literature | Women in literature | Feminist literary criticismAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Rosario FerréDDC classification: 863 LOC classification: PQ7440.F45 | Z66 1995Other classification: 18.33 Review: "Entire book will interest scholars and students of Ferré's writing, but Chapter 6, 'Ferré's Search for Identity in English Translation,' should also interest translators. Hintz compares Ferré's translations in The youngest doll (HLAS 54:5000) and Sweet diamond dust (HLAS 52:4993) with original works (Papeles de Pandora and Maldito amor, respectively), and shows that Ferré significantly altered her work, softening or even eliminating numerous explicitly erotic and anti-North American passages"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58. http://www.loc.gov/hlas
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Entire book will interest scholars and students of Ferré's writing, but Chapter 6, 'Ferré's Search for Identity in English Translation,' should also interest translators. Hintz compares Ferré's translations in The youngest doll (HLAS 54:5000) and Sweet diamond dust (HLAS 52:4993) with original works (Papeles de Pandora and Maldito amor, respectively), and shows that Ferré significantly altered her work, softening or even eliminating numerous explicitly erotic and anti-North American passages"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.

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The Author: Suzanne Hintz is an Associate Professor of Spanish and Coordinator for Foreign Languages at Germanna Community College. She earned her Ph.D. in Latin American Literature from The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. She has published diverse articles in professional journals and has been an invited contributor to special editions on both Latin American and Catalan literature. She translated J.M. Solà-Solé's Catalan novel, The War of the Christs and Emilia's Case (Peter Lang, 1992).

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