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Volume 18: Gender and the Politics of Literature

Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda

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

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

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

  1. Nothing to Hide: Sab as an Anti-Slavery and Feminist Novel
    Julia C. Paulk
  2. Picturing Cuba: Romantic Ecology in Gómez de Avellaneda's Sab (1841)
    Adriana Méndez Rodenas
  3. Nation, Violence, Memory: Interrupting the Foundational Discourse in Sab
    Jenna Leving Jacobson

Part III: Guatimozín and the Rewriting of the Conquest

  1. Rewriting History and Reconciling Cultural Differences in Guatimozín
    Rogelia Lily Ibarra
  2. Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda and her View of the Colonial Past
    Mariselle Meléndez

Part IV: Travel Writing and Folk Tales

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

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

  1. The Making of Leoncia: Romanticism, Tragedy, and Feminism
    Alexander Selimov
  2. Rebellious Apprentice Devours Maestros: Is it Hunger or Vengeance?
    Mary Louise Pratt
  3. Tu amante ultrajada no puede ser tu amiga (Your Scorned Lover Can't Be Your Friend): Editing Tula's Love Letters
    Emil Volek

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

Contributors