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Title The house of memory : stories by Jewish women writers of Latin America / edited by Marjorie Agosín ; translation editor, Elizabeth Rosa Horan ; stories translated by Roberta Gordenstein [and others].
Imprint New York : Feminist Press at The City University of New York, 1999.


 Spec. Coll. Judaica  PQ7087.E5 H68 1999    LIB USE ONLY
Edition 1st ed.
Description ix, 246 pages ; 24 cm.
Series The Helen Rose Scheuer Jewish women's series.
Helen Rose Scheuer Jewish women's series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Note Stories translated from Spanish and Portuguese.
Subject Latin American literature -- Jewish authors.
Latin American literature -- Women authors.
Jewish literature -- Latin America.
Latin American literature -- Translations into English.
Genre Latin American literature -- Jewish authors.
Latin American literature -- Jewish authors -- Translations into English.
Latin American literature -- Women authors.
Latin American literature -- Women authors -- Translations into English.
Contents From Musicians and Watchmakers / Alicia Steimberg -- From The Family Tree / Margo Glantz -- From Claper / Alicia Freilich de Segal -- From The Book of Memories / Ana Maria Sbua -- Sailing Down the Rhine / Sonia Guralnik -- Rojl Eisips / Teresa Porzecanski -- Portuguese Synagogue / Angelina Muniz-Huberman -- Golem / Rosita Kalina -- Camera Obscura / Angelica Gorodischer -- No More Worries / Clarice Lispector -- Sign of the Star / Ana Vasquez -- From May You Make a Good Bride / Rosa Nissan -- Gotlib, Bombero / Barbara Mujica -- Alcira in Yellows / Alicia Kozamch -- Exotic Birds / Reina Roffe -- Kaddish / Graciela Safranchik -- Shoes / Margo Glantz -- Melancholy of Black Panthers / Luisa Futoransky -- In the Absence of Love / Ruth Bebar -- On the Border: Essential Stories / Miriam Bornstein -- From Always from Somewhere Else / Marjorie Agosin -- From Belarus to Bolondron: A Daughter's Dangerous Passage / Ester Rebeca Shapiro Rok.
Summary Stories on Jewish identity in Latin America. In The Sign of the Star by Ana Vásquez, a Jewish boy is ostracized in a Christian school, while in Barbara Mujica's Gotlib, Bombero, a man yearns to become a volunteer fireman, seeing in it a symbol of acceptance by the community.
Other Author Agosín, Marjorie.
Horan, Elizabeth, 1956-
Gordenstein, Roberta.