Kiss of the Spider Woman
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

Kiss of the Spider Woman


  • Author : Manuel Puig
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2010-09-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307763969


Kiss of the Spider Woman Book Description :

Kiss of the Spider Woman is a graceful, intensely compelling novel about love and victimization. In an Argentine prison, two men share a cell: Molina, a gay window dresser who is self-centered, self-denigrating, yet charming as well; and Valentin, an articulate, fiercely dogmatic revolutionary haunted by memories of a woman he left for the cause. Both are gradually transformed by their guarded but growing friendship and by Molina’s obsession with the fantasy and romance of the movies....

Kiss of the Spider Woman and Two Other Plays
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

Kiss of the Spider Woman and Two Other Plays


  • Author : Manuel Puig
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0393311481


Kiss of the Spider Woman and Two Other Plays Book Description :

Compiled together for the first time, here are three plays by Argentine novelist and playwright Manual Puig: the well-known Kiss of the Spider Woman, a sharply provocative tale of love, victimization, and fantasy, and of the friendship that develops between two strikingly different men imprisoned together in a Latin American jail; Puig's first drama written directly for the stage, Under a Mantle of Stars, a recurring dream that is never ending; and Mystery of the Rose Bouquet, an astute tale of deep compassion and illusion. These eminently readable plays highlight all the gifts that make Puig's fiction so remarkable. This is convincing proof that Manual Puig was one of our most talented writers - no matter what the medium. Puig is the author of seven...

The Kiss of the Spider Woman
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Kiss of the Spider Woman


  • Author : John Kander
  • Publisher : Samuel French, Inc.
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780573695490


The Kiss of the Spider Woman Book Description :

Characters: 15 male, 3 female Scenery: Interior Winner of multiple Tony Awards including Best Musical, Kiss of the Spider Woman revamps a harrowing tale of persecution into a dazzling spectacle that juxtaposes gritty realities with liberating fantasies. Cell mates in a Latin American prison, Valentin is a tough revolutionary undergoing torture and Molina is an unabashed homosexual serving eight years for deviant behavior. Molina shares his fantasies about an actress, Aurora (originated on Br...

Kiss of the Spider Woman

Kiss of the Spider Woman


  • Author : Canadian Stage Theatre Archives (University of Guelph)
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: Musicals
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:54255002


Kiss of the Spider Woman Book Description :

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Kiss of the Spider Woman
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Kiss of the Spider Woman


  • Author : John Kander
  • Publisher : Warner Bros Publications
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015027671059


Kiss of the Spider Woman Book Description :

Titles are: Anything for Him * Day After That * Dear One * Dressing Them Up * I Do Miracles * The Kiss of the Spider Woman * The Morphine Tango 1 * Only in the Movies * Over the Wall 2 * She's a Woman * Where You Are....

Manuel Puig and the Spider Woman

Manuel Puig and the Spider Woman


  • Author : Suzanne Jill Levine
  • Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 029917574X


Manuel Puig and the Spider Woman Book Description :

This is the first biography, now available in paperback, of Manuel Puig (1932–1990), Argentinian author of Kiss of the Spider Woman and pioneer of high camp. Suzanne Jill Levine, his principal English translator, draws upon years of friendship as well as copious research and interviews...

El Beso de la Mujer Arana

El Beso de la Mujer Arana


  • Author : Manuel Puig
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017-08-07
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9968636282


El Beso de la Mujer Arana Book Description :

Two prisoners, Luis Molina and Valentin Arregui, share a cell in a Buenos Aires prison. Molina is in jail for "corruption of a minor," while Valentin is a political prisoner who is part of a revolutionary group. The two men, opposites in every way, form an intimate bond in their cell, and their relationship changes both of them in profound ways....