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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Somers’s novel is a surreal, gripping experience. The novel follows Rebeca Linke’s ardent, ultimately tragic, attempt to free herself from a hostile society. Archived from the original on The Best Books of What I usually try to do is indulge in a version of the intentional fallacy: Wayne State University Press.

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Lights on the Sea. Somers’ language is freewheeling and fantastical, and so are her scenes Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Previous Article Lit Hub Daily: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Inshe finished her university studies in pedagogy at the University of the Republic[3] where she became interested in the teaching of young people. The best reviewed books of Fantasy Fiction Literary Literature in Translation.


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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Though considered to be part of the literary generation of in Uruguay, her style and use of a pseudonym set her apart.

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Henestrosa, whom she married someers years later. And if nothing happened then, he had asked himself more than once, either for good or even for bad, that it is always something? Created by Grove Atlantic and Electric Literature. Translation theory is a fascinating subject because, like all the best academic disciplines, in the humanities at least, there are no right answers.

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Retrieved 19 July Review quote “A wild, brutal paean to freedom. It was kind of like shaking up a Cubist painting so that all the constituent parts were rearranged just as apparently chaotically but in a way that seemed to work in the light of the new language. When it was originally published incritics doubted a woman writer could be responsible for its shocking erotic content.

Arnonia surreal and somewhat reminiscent of Djuna Barnes or Clarice Lispector Check out the top books of the year on our armonoa Best Books of Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? From The Naked Woman.


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It’s a challenging book, one that took nearly 70 years to make its way into English She passed away in May What if nothing happens? Used with permission of the Feminist Press.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find arrmonia new favourite book. 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: Her work grew slowly with long pauses and periods of silence, one between and and another between and GarrettThe Brooklyn Rail.

A feminist classic from s Uruguay, The Naked Woman was armonnia with scandal and outrage due to its erotic content, cynicism, and stylistic ingenuity.

Wikipedia articles with autores. Wild and brilliant, Somers speaks to us in the here and now of our troubled present.