Thursday, October 09, 2014

Thursday at 4:30 - Claire Solomon will talk about her new book "Fictions of Bad Life"

Claire Solomon ’98, Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies will speak about her new book: 
“Fictions of the Bad Life: The Naturalist Prostitute and Her Avatars in Latin American Literature”

Thursday, October 9, 4:30 p.m., Moffett Auditorium, Mudd 050

The first comprehensive and interdisciplinary study of the prostitute in Latin American literature, Solomon’s book shows the gender, ethnic, and racial identities that emerge in the literary figure of the prostitute during the consolidation of modern Latin American states in the late nineteenth century in the literary genre of Naturalism.  [Publisher summary]


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