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Primary Resources









Recent Books
  • Other Septembers, Many Americas: Selected Provocations 1980-2004. Seven Stories Press, 2004.

  • Manifesto for Another World: Voices from Beyond the Dark. Seven Stories Press, 2004.

  • Desert Memories: Journeys through the Chilean North. National Geographic Books, 2004.

  • The Burning City (with Joaquin Dorfman). Doubleday (UK), 2003.

  • Konfidenz. Dalkey Archive, 2003. (Reprinted from 1995 with new introduction by Andrei Codrescu.)

  • Exorcising Terror: The Incredible Unending Trial of General Augusto Pinochet. Seven Stories Press, 2002. (Translated into Spanish, French, Italian, Turkish.)

  • In Case of Fire in a Foreign Land: New and Collected Poems from Two Languages. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2002.

  • Blake's Therapy. Seven Stories Press, 2001. Published simultaneously in Spanish as Terapia: una novela. Siete Cuentos Editorial, 2001.

  • The Nanny and the Iceberg. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1999.

  • Heading South, Looking North: A Bilingual Journey. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1998.

  • The Resistance Trilogy. Nick Hern Books Limited, 1998.


Published Plays

  • Dorfman, Ariel. "The Prey." Storie 52-53 (2004): 12-47. (Act 1 of Picasso's Closet.)

  • Manifesto for Another World: Voices from Beyond the Dark. New York: Seven Stories Press, 2003; 2004. (Reprint of Speak Truth to Power: Voices from Beyond the Dark with a long introduction.)

  • Purgatory. London: Nick Hern, 2006.

  • Speak Truth to Power: Voices from Beyond the Dark. Based on Speak Truth to Power by Kerry Kennedy Cuomo. London: Index on Censorship, 2000, 2001; Rpt. with intro by author. New York: Umbrage, 2000

  • The Resistance Trilogy: Widows; Death and the Maiden; Reader. London: Nick Hern Books, 1998.

  • With Tony Kushner. Widows. London: Nick Hern, 1997.

  • Teatro 2: Lector, Viudas (with Tony Kushner). Buenos Aires: Ediciones de la Flor, 1996.

  • Reader. London: Nick Hern, 1995, 1998.

  • Teatro 1: La muerte y la doncella. Buenos Aires: Ediciones de la Flor, 1992, 2000, 2002; Mexico: Seix Barral, 1995; Madrid: Ollero y Ramos, 1995; Santiago de Chile: LOM Ediciones, 1997; New York: Siete Cuentos Editorial, 2001.

  • Death and the Maiden. New York: Penguin Books, 1991, 1992, 1994; London: Nick Hern, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996.

  • "Lector." Conjunto 83 (Apr.-June 1990): 55-90.

Unpublished Plays

  • Dancing with Shadows. Text by Ariel Dorfman; Music and lyrics by Eric Woolfson. (inspired by the Korean play Forest Fire by Bum Suk Cha).

  • With Rodrigo Dorfman. Who's Who.

  • With Rodrigo Dorfman. Mascara.

  • The Other Side. London: Nick Hern Books, to appear 2006.

  • Picasso's Closet.



Reviews of Dorfman's Works

Dancing Shadows

Death and the Maiden

Heading South, Looking North

The Other Side

Picasso's Closet

A Promise to the Dead



Speak Truth to Power




Selected Criticism
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