Betrayed by Rita Hayworth by Manuel Puig

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Published by E.P. Dutton in New York .

Written in English

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  • Argentina

Subjects:

  • Motion picture audiences -- Fiction,
  • Argentina -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Translation of: La traición de Rita Hayworth.

Book details

StatementManuel Puig ; translated by Suzanne Jill Levine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ7798.26.U4 T713 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2412693M
ISBN 100525482857
LC Control Number87070116
OCLC/WorldCa16162781

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The book is divided into sixteen chapters of differing lengths, narrators, and form. Translation of: Traicíon de Rita Hayworth. Notes: Translation of La traición de Rita Hayworth.

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BETRAYED BY RITA HAYWORTH. New York: Dutton, 1st American Edition. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR AND SIGNED BY THE TRANSLATOR.

Puig inscribed this copy "To -- with my thanks for his interest in my work" and underneath Puig's signature, the book is signed by translator Suzanne Jill Levine. But “Betrayed by Rita Hayworth” is a screamingly funny book, with scenes of such utter bathos that only a student of final reels such as Puig could possibly recreated for us.

His characters turn out to be contemporary proto-Bovarys and proto-Quixotes, all pouring their heart out in prose you haven’t seen since last leafing through a pulp.

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