A Rosario Castellanos Reader: An Anthology of Her Poetry, Short Fiction, Essays and Drama

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  • Paperback
  • 400 pages
  • A Rosario Castellanos Reader: An Anthology of Her Poetry, Short Fiction, Essays and Drama
  • Rosario Castellanos
  • English
  • 06 June 2017
  • 0292770367

About the Author: Rosario Castellanos

Rosario Castellanos Figueroa 25 May 1925 7 August 1974 was a Mexican poet and author Along with the other members of the Generation of 1950 the poets who wrote following the Second World War, influenced by C sar Vallejo and others , she was one of Mexico s most important literary voices in the last century Throughout her life, she wrote eloquently about issues of cultural and gender oppression, and her work has influenced feminist theory and cultural studies Though she died young, she opened the door of Mexican literature to women, and left a legacy that still resonates today.Throughout her career, Castellanos wrote poetry, essays, one major play, and three novels the semi autobiographical Bal n Can n and Oficio de tinieblas translated into English as The Book of Lamentations depicting a Tzotzil indigenous uprising in Chiapas based on one that had occurred in the 19th century Despite being a ladino of mestizo, not indigenous descent Castellanos shows considerable concern and understanding for the plight of indigenous peoples Cartas a Ricardo, a collection of her letters to her husband Ricardo Guerra was published after her death as was her third novel, Rito de iniciaci n Rosario Castellanos said of the collection of her letters in Cartas a Ricardo that she considered them to be her autobiography Rito de iniciaci n is in the bildungsroman tradition about a young woman who discovers her vocation of a writer.Castellanos poem, Valium 10, is in the confessional mode, and is a great feminist poem comparable to Sylvia Plath s Daddy from Wikipedia


A Rosario Castellanos Reader: An Anthology of Her Poetry, Short Fiction, Essays and DramaThinker, Writer, Diplomat, Feminist Rosario Castellanos Was Emerging As One Of Mexico S Major Literary Figures Before Her Untimely Death In 1974 This Sampler Of Her Work Brings Together Her Major Poems, Short Fiction, Essays, And A Three Act Play, The Eternal Feminine Translated With Fidelity To Language And Cultural Nuance, Many Of These Works Appear Here In English For The First Time, Allowing English Speaking Readers To See The Depth And Range Of Castellanos Work.In Her Introductory Essay, Reading Rosario Castellanos Contexts, Voices, And Signs, Maureen Ahern Presents The First Comprehensive Study Of Castellanos Work As A Sign Or Signifying System This Approach Through Contemporary Semiotic Theory Unites Literary Criticism And Translation As An Integral Semiotic Process Ahern Reveals How Castellanos Integrated Women S Images, Bodies, Voices, And Texts To Feminize Her Discourse And Create A Plurality Of New Signs Messages About Women In Mexico Describing This Process In The Eternal Feminine, Castellanos Observes,.it S Not Good Enough To Imitate The Models Proposed For Us That Are Answers To Circumstances Other Than Our Own It Isn T Even Enough To Discover Who We Are We Have To Invent Ourselves.

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10 thoughts on “A Rosario Castellanos Reader: An Anthology of Her Poetry, Short Fiction, Essays and Drama

  1. Lisa says:

    A Rosario Castellanos Reader An Anthology of Her Poetry, Short Fiction, Essays, and Drama Texas Pan American Series by Rosario Castellanos 1988

  2. Jennifer says:

    I visited this area back in the early 1990 s Rosario Castellanos was one of Mexico s most important literry voices after WWII She opend doors for women in Mexican literature.