Explore books by mayra santosfebres with our selection at. In her book the future of nostalgia, svetlana boym indicates how when we are. This impishly sensual novel is an often hilarious anatomy of gender confusion, set in the dominican republic, and reminiscent of the classic silent film the blue angel. Translating queer caribbean localities in sirena selena. Mayra santosfebres born 1966 in carolina is a puerto rican author, poet, novelist, professor of literature, essayist, and literary critic and author of childrens books. Mayra santos febres sirena selena part 1 fictions of latino. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. Mayra santosfebres books and biography waterstones. Please provide me with your latest book news, views and details of waterstones special offers. Discovered by martha divine in the backstreets of san juan, picking over garbage, drugged out of his mind and singing boleros that transfix the listener, a fifteen year old hustler is transformed into sirena selena, a diva whose uncanny beauty and irrisistable voice will be their ticket to fame and fortune pdf.
I just got one about one of my favorite caribbean novels, which i am including here only because i love the book and would like as many people as possible read it. Mayra santos febres narrates the life of puerto rican young boy. Mayra santosfebres is associate professor of literature at the university of puerto rico. Mayra santosfebress most popular book is sirena selena. Her work focuses primarily on themes of diaspora identity, female sexuality, the erotic, gender fluidity, desire, and power.
Mayra santosfebres has published more than twentyfive books of poetry, short stories, essay collections, and novels. Books by mayra santosfebres author of sirena selena. She has been an influence in bringing about new youth writers in puerto rico. Mayra santos febres sirena selena repeating islands. Mayra santosfebres has 25 books on goodreads with 4154 ratings.
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