Remembering the Future: Confession and Queer Temporality in Esther Tusquets

Gunn, Elizabeth S.
September 2014
Cincinnati Romance Review;Fall2014, Vol. 38, p260
Academic Journal
In the context of modernity and postmodernity, Esther Tusquets'ss (born Barcelona, 1936) works lean pointedly toward their consciously metatextual, intertextual and seeming confessional meanderings. Tusquets, a Catalan author, arrives late to fiction, beginning this facet of her career in the 1970's with the novel under review here: El mismo mar de todos los veranos (The Same Sea As Every Summer), in 1978. Tusquets'ss work probes the limits of sexual subjectivity via the protagonist's and the narrator's confrontations with remembrance and the limits of lesbianism under the Francoist regime.


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