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Department of Languages, Linguistics & Comparative Literature

Nora Erro-Peralta

Ph.D., Univeristy of Toronto, Canada


Areas of Expertise

Latin American Literature of the Twentieth Century
Latin American Women Writers
Latina Writers
Hispanic Civilization and Culture
Latin American Narrative
Latin American Theater
Latin American Studies

E-mail: peralta@fau.edu

Office Phone: 561-297-2724

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Beyond the Border: A New Age in Latin American Women's Fiction. 2nd edition. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2000. Co-edited with Caridad Silva. htt://bit.ly/1CjbLs2

La nueva escritora hisp ánica. Miami: Editorial Universal, 1990. Co-edited by Juan Cruz Mendizábal.

Puerta abierta: La nueva escritora latinoamericana. Mexico City: Joaquín Mortiz, 1986. Co-edited with Caridad Silva-Velázquez.

Selected Articles

"Isabel Allende." Concise Dictionary of World Literary Biography: African, Caribbean, and Latin American Writers. Columbia, SC: Bruccoli, Clark, Layman, 2000. 37-45. http://amzn.to/1LMDrY4

"Creación e identidad en The House on the Lagoon de Rosario Ferré.: La seducción de la escritura: Los discursos de la cultura hoy. Edited by Rosaura Hernández Monroy and Manuel F. Medina. Mexico: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Universidad Estatal de Michigan, Universidad de Louisville, 1997. 176-81.

"Teaching Approaches to Sweet Diamond Dust." CCHA Review. August 1996. 119-29.

"Armonía Somers." Spanish American Women Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Sourcebook. Edited by Diane Marting. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1990. 493-500. http://amzn.to/1KEnUtZ

Awards and Grants

Professorial Excellence Program Award. Florida Atlantic University, 1998.

Scholar-in-Residence. "The Women of Latin America: Images and Realities," University of Orlando Foundation Humanities Institute, Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida, August 10-21, 1998.

National Endowment for the Humanities Award. "Women in Twentieth Century Latin America," 1996-1997.

Florida Endowment for the Humanities. Summer 1990.

Research Grant. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 1978.

Fulbright Scholarship. 1961.

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