‘Escritores de envergadura’: Gendering bestsellers in Claudia Piñeiro’s ‘La muerte y la canoa’ and ‘Bendito aire de Buenos Aires’

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This article explores the figure of the bestselling author in two short stories by contemporary Argentinian writer Claudia Piñeiro. Using the masculine concept of the ‘escritor de envergadura’ as a starting point, it analyses the protagonists of ‘La muerte y la canoa’ and ‘Bendito aire de Buenos Aires’ – both published in Quién no (Buenos Aires: Alfaguara, 2018) – to draw conclusions about Piñeiro’s critique of the gendered world of the publishing industry.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1019-1038
JournalBulletin of Spanish Studies
Volume99
Issue number6
Early online date20 Oct 2022
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2022

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • Claudia Piñeiro
  • Quién no
  • bestsellers
  • short stories
  • publishing industry
  • gender
  • Argentina
  • envergadura

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