Gender and the Politics of Literature: Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda

Ed. María C. Albin, Megan Corbin, and Raúl Marrero-Fente

Gertrudis the Great: First Abolitionist and Feminist in the Americas and Spain
María C. Albin, Megan Corbin, and Raúl Marrero-Fente


Part 1: The Transnational Press and Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda

1. A Transnational Figure: Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda and the American Press
María C. Albin, Megan Corbin, and Raúl Marrero-Fente

Part 2: Sab (1841): The First Anti-Slavery and Feminist Novel

2. Nothing to Hide: Sab as an Anti-Slavery and Feminist Novel
Julia C. Paulk

3. Picturing Cuba: Romantic Ecology in Gómez de Avellaneda's Sab (1841)
Adriana Méndez Rodenas

4. Nation, Violence, Memory: Interrupting the Foundational Discourse in Sab
Jenna Leving Jacobson

Part 3: Guatimozín and the Rewriting of the Conquest

5. Rewriting History and Reconciling Cultural Differences in Guatimozín
Rogelia Lily Ibarra

6. Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda and her View of the Colonial Past
Mariselle Meléndez

Part 4: Travel Writing and Folk Tales

7. The Presence of Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda in the Three Tradiciones from her Última excursión por los Pirineos (1859)
Catharina Vallejo

Part 5: A Writer for All Times: The Plays, Poems, and Love Letters of Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda

8. The Making of Leoncia: Romanticism, Tragedy, and Feminism
Alexander Selimov

9. Rebellious Apprentice Devours Maestros: Is it Hunger or Vengeance?
Mary Louise Pratt

10. Tu amante ultrajada no puede ser tu amiga (Your Scorned Lover Can't Be Your Friend): Editing Tula's Love Letters
Emil Volek

Of the Margins and the Center: Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda
Lesley Wiley


Cover Image
Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda by Federico de Madrazo y Kuntz