Contemporary Feminist Fiction in Spain
The Work of Montserrat Roig and Rosa Montero
By (author) Catherine Davies
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Contemporary Feminist Fiction in Spain by Catherine Davies
Book DescriptionIn this timely new study, Catherine Davies provides a critical analysis of post-Franco Spain's most successful women novelists. Delving first into the development of feminism and women's writing and its critical reception in Spain since 1970, the author then focuses on two of the most popular and influential feminist novelists: Barcelona's Montserrat Roig (1946-1991) and Madrid's Rosa Montero (b. 1951). These writers' works share woman-centered themes such as family relationships, the search for self-fulfillment in a restrictive society, and the hope for the construction of a new world order. Catherine Davies provides a critical analysis of their complete oeuvre and a fascinating overview of contemporary women's writing in Spain.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781859730867
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 14-Dec-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Catherine Davies
Catherine Davies Lecturer in Hispanic Studies,Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London
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