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A Talisman in the Darkness: Selected Stories of Olga Orozco
A Talisman in the Darkness: Selected Stories of Olga Orozco (Paperback)
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Orozco’s stories portray, in impressionistic, and dreamy language, a childhood spent in a small town on the Argentine pampas.
About the Author
Mary G. Berg:
Mary Berg is a writer and translator. She has translated a number of books from Spanish, including I’ve Forgotten Your Name by Martha Rivera, River of Sorrows by Libertad Demitropulos, Ximena at the Crossroads by Laura Riesco, The Landscape of Castile by Antonio Machado and The Poet and the Sea by Juan Ramon Jimenez. She teaches at Harvard Extension and Brandeis University.
Olga Orozco: Olga Orozco (1920 1999) is considered to be one of the major Argentine writers of the 20th century. She won over a dozen major prizes and awards for her poetry and short stories, and has been translated into at least fifteen languages.
Melanie Niicholson: Melanie Nicholson is Associate Professor of Spanish at Bard College. She is the author of Evil, Madness, and the Occult in Argentine Poetry (2002). Her articles on Latin American poetry have appeared in Latin American Literary Review, Letras Femeninas, and Crítica Hispánica.