Elena Garro Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Balderston, Daniel. “The New Historical Novel: History and Fantasy in Los recuerdos del porvenir.” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 66, no. 2 (April 1989): 41-6.

Analyzes Garro's use of the fantastic and skepticism of historical truth, in her historical novel Los recuerdos del porvenir.

Callan, Richard J. “Analytical Psychology and Garro's Los pilares de doña Blanca.” Latin American Theatre Review 16, no. 2 (spring 1983): 31-5.

Applies a psychoanalytical approach to the fairytale elements of Garro's play Los pilares de doña Blanca.

Dipuccio, Denise M. “The Merging of La(s) Dama(s) Bobas(s).” Gestos. Teoria y Practica del Teatro Hispanico 5, no. 9 (April 1990): 53-63.

Examines the ways Garro's version of La Dama Boba subverts the principal hierarchies that prevailed during the time of the original Golden Age version of the play.

Larson, Catherine. “Lope de Vega and Elena Garro: The Doubling of La dama boba.Hispania 74, no. 1 (March 1991): 15-25.

Provides a metafictional reading of La dama boba, examining Garro's use of Lope de Vega's Golden Age version of the play.

Rosser, Harry Enrique. “Form and Content in Elena Garro's Los recuerdos del porvenir.” Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos 2, no. 3 (spring 1978): 282-95.

Discusses the ways in which the form of Los recuerdos del porvenir supports and influences the content.

Stoll, Anita K., ed. A Different Reality. Studies on the Work of Elena Garro. Cranbury, N.J.: Associated University Presses, 1990.

Collection of essays on Garro's works; also contains a secondary bibliography.

Additional coverage of Garro’s life and career is contained in the following sources published by Thomson Gale: Contemporary Authors, Vols. 131, 169; Contemporary World Writers, Ed. 2; Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 145; Encyclopedia of World Literature in the 20th Century, Ed. 3; Hispanic Literature Criticism Supplement, Ed. 1; Hispanic Writers, Ed. 1; Latin American Writers Supplement, Ed. 1; Literature Resource Center; and World Literature and Its Times, Vol. 1.