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Beatriz L. Botero

Women in Contemporary Latin American Novels. Psychoanalysis and Gendered Violence

This book explores the relationship between psychoanalysis, literary criticism and contemporary literature. Focusing on Latin America, and using examples from Brazilian, Colombian, Chilean, Puerto Rican, and Mexican literature, it provides an important account of why gendered violence occurs and how it is portrayed. More information here.