In Armonía Somers’s searing critique of Enlightenment values, fantastic themes are juxtaposed with brutal depictions of misogyny and violence. As a tribute to Armonía Somers in the year of her centenary, Books From Uruguay is including in their catalogue the work generally thought to. The Naked Woman by Armonia Somers, Trans. by Kit Maude has an overall rating of Rave based on 4 book reviews.

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Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x armoia Not all of the novel is this challenging. What we’re reading, watching, and eating over the holidays. Fantasy Fiction Literary Literature in Translation.

This is what had happened the night before when, watched in amazement by her fellow passengers, she had stepped off the train into the solitary locale: She passed away in May Visit our Beautiful Armlnia page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Over the next few pages, we are taken on a eomers train journey, after which we witness a ritual auto-decapitation and the grand disrobing that lends the novel its title. The Naked Woman will be her first novel translated into English.

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Her research interests include Latin-American and Caribbean women’s writing, contemporary Afro-Brazilian literature, and literatures from transitional periods.

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Our favorite books of the year. In Alberto Paganini, Alejandro Paternain, and Gabriel Saad’s book Cien autores del Uruguay, Somers is described ahead of the generation to which she belonged, her artistic direction having more in common with the “Generation of Crisis.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Description “A wild, brutal paean to armobia. The best reviewed books of Short Somres by Spanish-American Women. What if nothing happens? Somers’ feminism is profound, and complicated.


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Views Read Edit View history. Somers’ work is often considered part of the “45 Generation” of Uruguayan literature. Somers’ language is freewheeling and fantastical, and so are her scenes However, if I stood back a little to look at the whole, things began to grow a lot clearer: It’s a challenging book, one that took nearly 70 years to make its way into English Inshe finished her university studies in pedagogy at the University of the Republic[3] where she became interested in the teaching of young people.

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Wild and brilliant, Somers speaks to us in the here and now of our troubled present. A feminist classic from s Uruguay, The Naked Woman was met with scandal and outrage due to its erotic content, cynicism, and stylistic ingenuity. Wayne State University Press.