Gates of Paradise
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Softcover
Toronto, 1986
Lester & Orpen Dennys
222 p.

Foreword by Isabel Allende
Introduction and notes by Alberto Manguel
A. Somers, M. Lynch, A. Pizarnik,  A. Gorodischer,
V. Kociancich, I. Arredondo, A. Angel, A. Dávila, S. Ocampo, L. Heker, E. Garro, B. Guido, R. Castellanos translated by Alberto Manguel
 
   
 
An eclectic and provocative anthology introducing the English-speaking world to the largely untranslated prose of twenty important Latin American woman writers such as Liliana Hecker, Marta Lynch, Silvina Ocampo and Alejandra Pizarnik.
 
 
ISABEL ALLENDE Foreword
  Introduction
ARMONIA SOMERS The Fall
RACHEL DE QUEIROZ Metonymy or The Husband's Revenge
MARTA LYNCH Latin Lover
CLARICE LISPECTOR The Imitation of the Rose
DINAH SILVEIRA DE QUEIROZ Guidance
ALEJANDRA PIZARNIK The Bloody Countess
ANGELICA GORODISCHER Man's Dwelling Place
VLADY KOCIANCICH Knight, Death and the Devil
INES ARREDONDO The Shunammite
ALBALUCIA ANGEL The Guerrillero
AMPARO DAVILA Haute Cuisine
ELENA PONIATOWSKA The Night Visitor
SILVINA OCAMPO Two Reports
LILIANA HEKER The Stolen Party
ELENA GARRO It's the Fault of the Tlaxcaltecas
LYGIA FAGUNDES TELLES Tigrela
BEATRIZ GUIDO The Usurper
LYDIA CABRERA How the Monkey Lost the Fruit of His Labor
ROSARIO CASTELLANOS Death of the Tiger
 
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