Amigas

Amigas

Letters of Friendship and Exile

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
A collection of letters chronicles the long-term friendship between two women who were were able to transcend differences in culture and religion to forge an inspiring, creatively fruitful relationship.

Blackwell North Amer
This collection of letters chronicles a remarkable, long-term friendship between two women who, despite differences of religion and ethnicity, have followed remarkably parallel paths from their first adolescent meeting in their native Chile to their current lives in exile as writers, academics, and political activists in the United States. Spanning more than thirty years (1966-2000), Agosin's and Sepulveda's letters speak on themes that are at once personal and political, family life and patriarchy, women's roles, the loneliness of being a religious or cultural outsider, political turmoil in Chile, and the experience of exile.

Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780292705050
0292705050
9780292705067
0292705069
Characteristics: xvi, 180 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Sepúlveda-Pulvirenti, Emma

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