Amigas Letters of Friendship and Exile - Louan Atkins Temple Women & Culture Series

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Publisher's Synopsis

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), Agosìn's and Sepúlveda's letters speak eloquently 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.

Book information

ISBN: 9780292705067
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Imprint: University of Texas Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 861.64
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 286g
Height: 229mm
Width: 152mm
Spine width: 15mm