Published February 1996
by W W Norton & Co Inc .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||224|
Editions for Betrayed by Rita Hayworth: (Paperback), (Paperback), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in Cited by: Centering around a boy named Toto, privy to the town's secrets and always eager to fill in the ugly or upsetting moments of his childhood with Hollywood-inspired fantasy, Betrayed by Rita Hayworth is a symphony of disappointed, comic, bitter, and bawdy voices, all hemmed in by life's refusal to behave like the silver screen, and is perhaps the Cited by: Betrayed by Rita Hayworth is a screamingly funny book a dazzling and wholly original debut by Señor Puig, who obviously loves us madly; and a hand too for the translator, Suzanne Jill Levine, whose transfigurations of infantile Americanese deserve all praise. — New York Times Book Review. Alexander ColemanBrand: Dalkey Archive Press. Betrayed by Rita Hayworth, first novel by Manuel Puig, published as La traición de Rita Hayworth in This semiautobiographical novel is largely plotless. It examines the psychosocial influence of motion pictures on an ordinary town in the Pampas of Argentina. It makes use of shifting perspective and multiple narrative techniques, such as interior monologues, telephone Written:
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Translation of: Traicíon de Rita Hayworth. Notes: Translation of La traición de Rita Hayworth. Description: pages ; 20 cm: Other Titles: Traición de Rita Hayworth. Responsibility: Manuel Puig ; translated by Suzanne Jill Levine. The experimental stream-of-consciousness novel Betrayed by Rita Hayworth is the first novel by acclaimed Argentinean author Manuel Puig, best known for his later work Kiss of the Spider Woman. Using a relatively simple plot about the coming of age of a young teenage boy in the mid-twentieth century in small-town Argentina (most likely a. Betrayed By Rita Hayworth (V) by Manuel Puig and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Betrayed by Rita Hayworth at 3/5(1).