In the Time of the Butterflies Connections and Further Reading
by Julia Alvarez

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Media Adaptations

(Novels for Students)

  • The rights to a film version of In the Time of the Butterflies have been bought by Barnstorm Films and Phoenix Pictures.

Bibliography and Further Reading

(Novels for Students)


Alvarez, Julia. "A Brief Account of My Writing Life," in Appalachian State University Summer Reading Program,, 1997.

———. "Genetics of Justice," in her Something to Declare, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1998, pp 103-11.

Behar, Ruth. "Revolutions of the Heart," in The Women's Review of Books, May, 1995, pp. 6-7.

Bing, Jonathan. "Julia Alvarez: Books that Cross Borders," in Publishers Weekly, Vol. 243, No. 51, 1996, pp. 38-39.

Brown, Isabel Zakrzewski. "Historiographic Metafiction in In the Time of the Butterflies," in South Atlantic Review, Spring, 1999, pp. 98-112.

Echevarría, Roberto González. "Sisters in Death," in The New York Times Book Review, December 18, 1994, p. 28.

Martínez, Elizabeth Coonrod. "Recovering a Space for a History between Imperialism and Patriarchy: Julia Alvarez's In the Time of the Butterflies," in Thamyris, Autumn, 1998, pp. 263-79.

Mujica, Barbara. Review in Americas, March-April, 1995, p. 60.

Pritchett, Kay. Review in World Literature Today, Autumn, 1995, p. 789.

Stavans, Ilan. "Las Mariposas," in Nation, November 7, 1994, pp. 552-56.

Further Reading

Alvarez, Julia. "Chasing the Butterflies," in her Something to Declare ,...

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