Women's Writing in Colombia: An Alternative History by Cherilyn Elston

By Cherilyn Elston

This e-book offers an unique and fascinating research of Colombian women’s writing and its courting to feminist historical past from the Nineteen Seventies to the current. In a interval during which questions surrounding ladies and gender are frequently sidelined within the educational area, it argues that feminism has been a big and intrinsic a part of modern Colombian background. concentrating on understudied literary and non-literary texts written by way of Colombian girls, it strains the particularities of Colombian feminism, exhibiting the way it has been heavily entwined with left-wing politics and the country’s heritage of violence. This booklet accordingly rethinks where of feminism in Latin American background and its dating to feminisms in other places, demanding some of the important severe paradigms used to appreciate Latin American literature and culture.

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