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Delmira Agustini: A Modernista on Her Own Terms
Cathy Jrade, Vanderbilt University

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Delmira Agustini, Sexual Seduction, and Vampiric Conquest (Book)
Title: Delmira Agustini, Sexual Seduction, and Vampiric Conquest
Author: Cathy Jrade
Abstract: Delmira Agustini (1886–1914) has been acclaimed as one of the foremost modernistas and the first major woman poet of twentieth-century Spanish America. Critics and the reading public alike were immediately taken by the originality and power of her verse, especially her daring eroticism, her inventive appropriation of vampirism, and her morbid embrace of death and pain. No work until now, however, has shown how her poetry reflects a search for an alternative, feminized discourse, a discourse that engages in an imaginative dialogue with Rubén Darío’s recourse to literary paternity and undertakes an audacious rewriting of social, sexual, and poetic conventions. In the first major exploration of Agustini’s life and work, Cathy L. Jrade examines her energizing appropriation and reinvention of modernista verse and the dynamics of her breakthrough poetics, a poetics that became a model for later women writers.
Year: 2012
Primary URL: http://www.amazon.com/Agustini-Seduction-Vampiric-Conquest-Literature/dp/0300167741
Publisher: Yale University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 978-0300167740

Delmira Agustini, Sexual Seduction, and Vampiric Conquest (Book)
Title: Delmira Agustini, Sexual Seduction, and Vampiric Conquest
Author: Jrade, Cathy L.
Year: 2012
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/isbn//9780300167740
Primary URL Description: WorldCat entry
Publisher: Yale University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780300167740


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