Julia Alvarez

Julia Alvarez

by Silvio Sirias

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Overview

Introduces readers to Dominican American writer Julia Alvarez, with full analysis of her four novels, including the most recently published, In the Name of Salome (2000).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313075780
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/30/2001
Series: Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Writers Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 344 KB

About the Author

SILVIO SIRIAS is Academic Dean at Ave Maria College of the Americas in San Marcos, Nicaragua. He has taught courses in Spanish language and Literature, and has written scholarly articles on Alvarez and other Hispanic poets. Sirias is the editor of Salomon de la Selva's Tropical Town and Other Poems. He also co-edited, with Bruce Dick, Conversations with Rudolfo Anaya.

Table of Contents

Series Forewordix
Acknowledgmentsxiii
1.The Life of Julia Alvarez1
2.The Latino Novel11
3.How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents (1991)17
4.In the Time of the Butterflies (1994)53
5.Yo! (1997)89
6.In the Name of Salome (2000)119
Bibliography151
Index157

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