By Sara Castro-Klaren
Written via greater than thirty specialists in cultural concept, literary historical past, and literary feedback, this authoritative and up to date reference locations significant authors within the advanced cultural and historic contexts that experience forced their unique fiction, essays, and poetry. this permits the reader to extra properly interpret the esteemed yet tough literature of authors similar 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 los angeles Cruz, César Vallejo, and Gabriel García Márquez, also are mentioned in old and theoretical context. extra essays interact the reader with in-depth discussions of kinds and genres, and discussions of structure, track, and film.
This textual content offers the historic history to aid the reader comprehend the folk and tradition that experience outlined Latin American literature and its reception. every one bankruptcy additionally comprises brief chosen bibliographic publications and proposals for additional reading.
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