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Ferré, Rosario

Overview
Works: 190 works in 492 publications in 5 languages and 10,900 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Interviews  History  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PQ7440.F45, 863
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Maldito amor by Rosario Ferré( Book )

64 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: "One of Latin America's most gifted novelists".-"Washington Post Book World". A finalist for the National Book Award for her 1995 novel, "La Casa de la Laguna", Rosario Ferre is one of Latin America's most original and important writers. In the four stories that make up "Maldito Amor" Ferre explores the history of political and cultural struggle in her native Puerto Rico
The house on the lagoon by Rosario Ferré( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy Puerto Rican importer discovers the manuscript of his wife's book on their families. He reads it, jotting his version of events in the margins. So is born a ruling family's saga, set against the background of the independence-versus-statehood movement, racism, class, and links to Spain
La casa de la laguna by Rosario Ferré( Book )

28 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Narrates lives of several generations of a wealthy island family and how their social world contrasts with that of less-privileged Puerto Ricans, including those who are black or racially mixed. Female characterizations are always important in Ferré's narratives as women face lingering patriarchal values and search for their own survival strategies. The house near the lagoon serves as the main stage where some of the conflicts and contradictions of Puerto Rican society are carried out or revealed"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
The youngest doll by Rosario Ferré( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gentle maiden aunt who has been victimized for years unexpectedly retaliates through her talent for making life-sized dolls filled with honey. "The Youngest Doll," based on a family anecdote, is a stunning literary expression of Rosario Ferré's feminist and social concerns. It is the premier story in a collection that was originally published in Spanish in 1976 as Papeles de Pandora and is now translated into English by the author. The daughter of a former governor of Puerto Rico, Ferré portrays women loosening the constraints that have bound them to a patriarchal culture. Anger takes creati
Vuelo del cisne by Rosario Ferré( Book )

13 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Se trata de la historia de una bailarina mundialmente famosa que, en el 1917, visita a Puerto Rico en gira artística y se enamora locamente de un atrevido revolucionario al que le dobla de edad"--Forro
Vecindarios excéntricos by Rosario Ferré( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Attempts to portray social dislocations of a Puerto Rican society transformed by the Spanish-Cuban-American War and US intervention through the lives of two island families. Ferré captures the decadence of the old Spanish world and the ascent of a new dominant class with a different outlook and values as they impact the lives of her characters"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
Papeles de Pandora by Rosario Ferré( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection, Ferré introduces her major theme, the position of women in a fast-changing but still patriarchal culture
Lazos de sangre by Rosario Ferré( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Con la lectura de 'Lazos de sangre, ' conoceremos la realidad que se esconde bajo los trajes de seda y chiffon, las visitas a los clubes sociales y las fiestas de presentación en sociedad. Veremos lo que hay más allá de las dichas y celebraciones de un sector de la clase alta puertorriqueña del siglo XX."--Publisher's description
Las dos Venecias by Rosario Ferré( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in Spanish and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El árbol y sus sombras by Rosario Ferré( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fábulas de la garza desangrada by Rosario Ferré( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in Spanish and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El acomodador : una lectura fantástica de Felisberto Hernández by Rosario Ferré( Book )

8 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aquí cuentan las mujeres : muestra y estudio de cinco narradoras puertorriqueñas by María Magdalena Solá( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in Spanish and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papeles de Pandora by Rosario Ferré( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in Spanish and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papeles de Pandora by Rosario Ferré( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in Spanish and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sitio a Eros : quince ensayos literarios by Rosario Ferré( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maldito amor y otros cuentos by Rosario Ferré( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explora las luchas de clases y la evolución política de su Puerto Rico natal a través de la historia de una familia, los aristocráticos y belicosos De la Valle, y su lucha por la dominación y control del vecino ingenio azucarero"--Forro
Sobre castas y puentes : conversaciones con Elena Poniatowska, Rosario Ferré y Diamela Eltit by Walescka Pino-Ojeda( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La extraña muerte del Capitancito Candelario by Rosario Ferré( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoria by Rosario Ferré( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The house on the lagoon
Alternative Names
Arellano, Rosario J. Ferré Ramírez de 1942-2016

Ferré, Josephina Rosario

Ferré Ramírez de Arellano, Rosario J. 1942-2016

Ferre, Rosario. , 1938-

Ferré, Rosario 1942-

Ramírez de Arellano, Rosario J. Ferré 1942-2016

Rosario Ferré Amerikaans dichter

Rosario Ferré amerikansk poet

Rosario Ferré écrivaine portoricaine

Rosario Ferré escriptora porto-riquenya

Rosario Ferré pisarka portorykańska

Rosario Ferré Puerto Rican writer

Rosario Ferré puerto-ricanische Schriftstellerin

Rosario Ferré Puerto Rico-i író

Ферре, Росарио

페레, 로사리오 1938-

フェレ, ロサリオ

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The house on the lagoonLa casa de la lagunaThe youngest dollVuelo del cisneVecindarios excéntricosPapeles de PandoraLazos de sangreEl árbol y sus sombras