Other literary forms

(Survey of Novels and Novellas)

In addition to his novels, Ariel Dorfman has written short stories, poems, essays, and plays. Probably his best-known work is the play Death and the Maiden (pr. 1990), which he also adapted as a screenplay and an opera. He has written seven plays and one musical. He also has published collections of short stories and poems, and his essays deal with subjects including political oppression, American foreign intervention, and exile. His memoir, Heading South, Looking North: A Bilingual Journey, was published in 1998.