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Reading the Body Politic Feminist Criticism and Latin American Women Writers by Amy K. Kaminsky

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Published by University of Minnesota Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Feminism,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literary theory,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • History and criticism,
  • Spanish,
  • Sociology,
  • Central America,
  • South America,
  • Caribbean & Latin American,
  • Feminist literary criticism,
  • 20th century,
  • Latin America,
  • Latin American literature,
  • Women Authors

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8069999M
ISBN 100816619484
ISBN 109780816619481

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