By Joan L. Brown,Josefa Álvarez,Frieda H. Blackwell,Isabel Estrada,Carlos Feal
The occupation of Spain's celebrated writer Carmen Martín Gaite spanned the Spanish Civil conflict, Franco's dictatorship, and the nation's transition to democracy. She wrote fiction, poetry, drama, screenplays for tv and movie, and books of literary and cultural research. the one individual to win Spain's nationwide Prize for Literature (Premio Nacional de las Letras) two times, Martín Gaite explored and mixed a number genres, from social realism to the wonderful, as she took up problems with gender, category, economics, and aesthetics in a time of political upheaval.
Part 1 ("Materials") of this quantity presents assets for teachers and a literary-historical chronology. The essays partly 2 ("Approaches") think of Martín Gaite's best-known novel, The again Room (El cuarto de atrás), and different works from quite a few views: narratological, feminist, sociocultural, stylistic. In an appendix, the amount editor, who used to be a chum of the writer, offers a brand new translation of Martín Gaite's merely autobiographical comic strip, along the unique Spanish.
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