By Frank J. Wilstach
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Borinsky, Alicia. Poet, novelist, and critic, born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in a family of East European exiles who fled the pogroms in Russia and the Nazis in Poland. She began to write poetry at an early age. In 1966, she left the country in the wake of a military coup and studied literature in the United States. She maintains literary and family ties in Argentina and is at home in the United States, Argentina, and Europe. She has published works of criticism, poetry, and novels.
1-2 ( 1968): 97 - 101. Benson, Mary. Born in Pretoria, South Africa, in 1919. After serving in North Africa during World War II, she became a political activist, living in London and New York as well as South Africa, working for political rights of blacks in South Africa and South West Africa (later Namibia), and earning her keep as a journalist. Because of her political stance, she was forced into exile in 1966. She wrote a number of nonfiction works on the South African situation, wrote political plays and documentaries for the BBC, and published one novel and an autobiography.
Neohelicon 19. 1 ( 1992): 307 - 322. Trinh T. Minh-ha. " When the Moon Waxes Red: Representation, Gender, and Cultural Politics. New York: Routledge, 1991. 169 183. Bei, Ai. Born in Beijing, she practiced as a doctor in a provincial hospital before turning to writing full-time. She has published stories and novellas in prominent Chinese literary journals. S. Information Agency, and--at the time of the Tiananmen Square rebellion--she spoke out against the government's actions. In response, she was ordered to return to China, and the government suspended her wages.
A dictionary of similes by Frank J. Wilstach