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Collection: INTERAMER
Number: 70
Year: 2001
Author: Rhonda Dahl Buchanan, Editora
Title: El río de los sueños: Aproximaciones críticas a la obra de Ana María Shua

CELEBRATING FEMALE SEXUALITY FROM ADOLESCENCE TO MATERNITY IN ANA MARÍA SHUA’S
LOS AMORES DE LAURITA

Laura J. Beard*

* Laura Beard received her Ph.D. in Hispanic Literature from The Johns Hopkins University, and teaches classes in Spanish, Portuguese, Comparative Literature, Latin American and Iberian Studies, and Women’s Studies at Texas Tech University. Her research and teaching interests include women writers of the Americas and contemporary critical theory, particularly narrative and feminist theories. She has published articles on narrative works by a number of Latin American authors, and is currently completing a book manuscript on identity, authority and sexuality in the fiction of Helena Parente Cunha, Nélida Piñón, Julieta Campos, and Luisa Futoransky.