TITLE

SHAMED WOMEN IN THE NOVELS OF JUAN VALERA: ENSLAVED TO THE OTHER

AUTHOR(S)
Valencia, Carlos
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Romance Notes;Fall2006, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the female characters in the novels of Spanish novelist Juan Valera. The author focuses on the female protagonists in the novels "Juanita la Larga," Doña Luz," and "Genio y figura, who all suffer a sense of social shame due to their being illegitimate children. The theories of human behavior by psychologist René Girard are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
30103943

 

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