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Maria Espinosa's Reviews

Reviews of Maria’s Work

Dying Unfinished
Published by Soma Literary Review
Maria Espinosa arrived in San Francisco in 1964, thinking to stay only a few months. Forty years later, she was living on Capp Street and teaching ESL at City College's Mission...
Dying Unfinished
Published by LIBRARY JOURNAL
LIBRARY JOURNAL December, 2008 Espinosa's new novel portrays Jewish American mother and daughter Eleanor and Rosa over several decades, from the 1940s to the 1980s. As a mother,...
Dying Unfinished
Published by KIRKUS REVIEWS
KIRKUS ReviewsDecember 15, 2008 A lyrical novel that takes place over three generations and that reminds us of the arduousness, and even desolation, of love relationships-between...
Dying Unfinished
Published by Tertulia Magazine www.tertuliamagazine.com
Maria Espinosa’s fourth novel Dying Unfinished can be easily misclassified as a prequel to Longing (Arte Publico, 1999). The same cast of characters plays out in this post-World...
May.11.1995
Published by Literature by Latinas of the United States
“Novelist Maria Espinosa is concerned with human communication that transcends the norms usually permitted by society. She is particularly adept at capturing the distinctiveness...
Lelia
Nov.10.1978
Published by The New York Review of Books
“Maria Espinosa’s translation . . . is remarkable for coming very close to the resonant vocabulary and its extraordinary images.” —V.S. Pritchett, The New York Review of Books
Incognito: Journey of a Secret Jew
Jun.10.2008
Published by San Antonio Express-News
“. . . A richly textured story in which Alfonso and his family struggle to retain their values and traditions in the face of relentless and bloody persecution. . . . It is a...
Jan.01.2004
Published by Bruce's Booklist - www.booklist.com
Longing by Maria Espinosa. Arte Publico Press, Houston:1995. This is one of the finest pyschological novels I have read. It is a highly complex story of the relationship between a...

Reviews by Maria

Letter to My Mother
08.Jul.2008
Maria Espinosa reviews
by brenda-webster
Edith Bruck. Letter to my Mother I(Lettera alla Madre) Translated by Brenda Webster with Gabrielle Romani. New York: The Modern...
Letter to My Mother
25.Jun.2008
Maria Espinosa reviews
by brenda-webster
Edith Bruck. Letter to my Mother I(Lettera alla Madre) Translated by Brenda Webster with Gabrielle Romani. New York: The Modern...