Fiona Mackintosh

Fiona J. Mackintosh es Senior Lecturer de Literatura Latinomericana en la Universidad de Edimburgo, y tiene un PhD en Literatura Comparada de la Universidad de Warwick. Se especializa en la literatura escrita por mujeres y ha traducido El otro libro de Luisa Valenzuela, poesía de Esteban Peicovich, y ha publicado sus investigaciones sobre Silvina Ocampo, Alejandra Pizarnik y Alicia Kozameh. Actualmente está escribiendo sobre las novelas de Claudia Piñeiro. Tradujo, junto con Iona Macintyre, Las aventuras de la China Iron que fue finalista del prestigioso premio Booker Prize 2020, y publicada en inglés por Charco Press, editorial independiente fundada por Carolina Orloff.


Dr Fiona J. Mackintosh is a Senior Lecturer in Latin American Literature at the University of Edinburgh and has a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Warwick. She specializes in women’s writing and has translated The Other Book by Luisa Valenzuela, poetry by Esteban Peicovich and has published articles on Silvina Ocampo, Alejandra Pizarnik, and Alicia Kozameh. Currently, she is working on the novels of Claudia Piñeiro. With Iona Macintyre, she translated Gabriela Cabezón Camara’s novel The Adventures of China Iron (Charco Press, 2019), which was shortlisted for The 2020 International Booker Prize, and was published by the independent publishing house, Charco Press, founded by Carolina Orloff.


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The Adventures of China Iron

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This is a riotous romp taking the reader from the turbulent frontier culture of the pampas deep into indigenous territories. It charts the adventures of China Iron, Martín Fierro’s abandoned wife, in her travels across the pampas in a covered wagon with her new-found friend and lover, Scottish woman Liz. While Liz provides China with a sentimental education and schools her in the nefarious ways of the British Empire, their eyes are opened to the wonders of Argentina’s richly diverse flora and fauna, cultures and languages, as well as to its national struggles. After a ...

Gabriela Cabezón Cámara · Trad Fiona Mackintosh, Iona Macintyre · Traducción · Novela · 188pp  · Charco Press · 2019