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By Sara Castro-Klaren

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ISBN-13: 9781118492147

ISBN-10: 1405128062

ISBN-13: 9781405128063

A significant other to Latin American Literature and Culture displays the adjustments that experience taken position in cultural concept and literary feedback because the latter a part of the 20 th century.

Written by way of greater than thirty specialists in cultural conception, literary historical past, and literary feedback, this authoritative and up to date reference areas significant authors within the complicated cultural and historic contexts that experience pressured their designated fiction, essays, and poetry. this permits the reader to extra appropriately interpret the esteemed yet tough literature of authors comparable to Jorge Luis Borges, Mario Vargas Llosa, Octavio Paz, and Diamela Eltit. Key authors whose paintings has outlined a interval, or defied borders, as within the situations of Sor Juana Inés de l. a. Cruz, César Vallejo, and Gabriel García Márquez, also are mentioned in old and theoretical context. extra essays have interaction the reader with in-depth discussions of varieties and genres, and discussions of structure, song, and film.

This textual content presents the ancient historical past to assist the reader comprehend the folk and tradition that experience outlined Latin American literature and its reception. each one bankruptcy additionally comprises brief chosen bibliographic publications and proposals for additional reading.

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