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Margo Glantz

Biography

Margo Glantz was born in Mexico City in 1930. Her family had come from Ukraine in the 1920s. They tried to emigrate to the United States but were denied entry. She studied English and Spanish literature at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and then took a doctorate from the Sorbonne in Hispanic literature. On return to Mexico she taught theatre history at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She taught there for many years and also taught elsewhere, including at Montclair State College in New Jersey. She has written many novels, short stories, autobiographical works, essays and criticism.

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Bibliography

1964 Viajes en México. Crónicas extranjeras (travel)
1964 Tennessee Williams y el teatro norteamericano (literature)
1972 Un folletín realizado : la aventura del conde De Raousset-Boulbon en Sonora (biography)
1978 Las mil y una calorías (novel)
1979 Doscientas ballenas azules (later: Doscientas ballenas azules y cuatro caballos…) (stories)
1980 No pronunciarás (story)
1980 Repeticiones. Ensayos sobre literatura mexicana (literature)
1981 Intervención y pretexto. Ensayos de literatura comparada e iberoamericana (literature)
1981 Las genealogías (The Family Tree) (novel)
1982 La guerra de los hermanos (children’s)
1982 El día de tu boda (postcards with text)
1984 Síndrome de naufragios (prose snippets)
1984 De la erótica inclinación a enredarse en cabellos (prose snippets)
1984 La lengua en la mano (literature)
1984 Erosiones (literature)
1984 De la amorosa inclinación de enredarse en cabellos (horses)
1992 Borrones y borradores, ensayos sobre literatura colonial (literature)
1994 Esguince de cintura, ensayos sobre literatura mexicana del siglo XX (literature)
1995 Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz ¿Hagiografía o autobiografía? (biography)
1996 Apariciones (novel)
1996 Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: Saberes y placeres (biography)
2000 Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: El sistema de la comparación y la hipérbole (biography)
2001 Zona de derrumbe (novel)
2002 El rastro (The Wake) (novel)
2004 Animal de dos semblantes (stories)
2005 Historia de una mujer que caminó por la vida con zapatos de diseñador (novel)
2005 La desnudez como naufragio : borrones y borradores (literature)
2006 Saña (essays)
2013 La Malinche, sus padres y sus hijos (biography)
2014 Yo también me acuerdo (autobiography)
2015 Simple Perversión Oral (story about dentistry)
2015 La cabellera andante (essay)