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Cuentos De Mujeres Solas/stories About Lonely Women (Spanish Edition) [Paperback]

By Marcela Serrano (Author)
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The solitude of women is one of the great subjects of universal Literature. All women either with impossible or tragically lost loves face solitude at some time in their lives. This anthology presents unforgettable stories that portray a psychological state and a peculiar way of life to which women end up getting used to. This anthology contains stories by Flaubert, OConnor, Chejov, Cheever, Maupassant, Mujica Linez, Katherine Mansfield and Carlos Fuentes among others.

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"Si le temes a la soledad, no te cases", aconsejaba Chjov. La soledad de las mujeres es uno de los grandes temas de la literatura universal escrita por hombres y mujeres. Nias, adolescentes, casadas, viudas, hurfanas, solteras, con amores imposibles o perdidos trgica o incomprensiblemente se enfrentan en algn momento de su vida a la soledad.

Esta antologa rene un puado de cuentos inolvidables que retratan, con implacable lucidez y melancola, un estado psicolgico que es, a veces, un peculiar modo de vida al que las mujeres acaban acostumbrndose.

El prlogo de Marcela Serrano, la reconocida autora de Nuestra Seora de la Soledad, completa esta antologa de excepcin que contiene cuentos de Flaubert, OConnor, Chejov, Cheever, Maupassant, Mujica Linez, Katherine Mansfield, Lorrie Moore y Carlos Fuentes entre otros.

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Alfaguara
Pages   280
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.3" Width: 5.8" Height: 0.9"
Weight:   0.75 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 1, 2003
Publisher   Alfaguara
ISBN  9505117949  
ISBN13  9789505117949  

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More About Marcela Serrano

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Marcela Serrano is the daughter of writers and an award-winning Chilean novelist. Her debut novel We Loved So Much won the Literary Prize in Santiago. Her subsequent novels, among them The Hotel of the Sad Women and Our Lady of Loneliness, met with much success, landing her the Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz Prize and a runner-up nod in the prestigious Premio Planeta competition. She is widely considered one of the best Latin American writers working today. Ten Women is her first novel to be published in English. Originally from Inverness, Scotland, Beth Fowler earned her degree in Hispanic Studies from the University of Glasgow, including a year teaching English in Santiago, Chile. She began working as a freelance translator in 2009, and after winning the Harvill Secker Young Translators? Prize in 2010 she began to move her focus from commercial to literary translation. Her first novel translation Open Door by Argentine writer Iosi Havillo was published in 2011. She lives near Glasgow with her husband and son.

Marcela Serrano was born in 1951.

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Bueno, pero puede ser mejor  Jun 7, 2010
Es una coleccion interesante de cuentos cortos sobre vidas, momentos y sucesos de "mujeres solas". Aún no he terminado de leerlo, pero lo que he leido hasta ahora son mujeres que no tienen la fuerza para salir de situaciones de pérdida amorosa, etc. Hoy día la mujer es fuerte, no necesita una relación de pareja que la defina como mujer, se debe de hacer una segunda parte de estos cuentos, que incluyan a mujeres solas y valerosas, que a pesar de su aparente "soledad" pueden enfrentar la vida.

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