A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture by Sara Castro-Klaren

By Sara Castro-Klaren

A spouse to Latin American Literature and Culture displays the alterations that experience taken position in cultural thought and literary feedback because the latter a part of the 20 th century.

Written via greater than thirty specialists in cultural concept, literary background, and literary feedback, this authoritative and up to date reference locations significant authors within the advanced cultural and ancient contexts that experience forced their precise fiction, essays, and poetry. this enables the reader to extra thoroughly interpret the esteemed yet difficult literature of authors corresponding 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 circumstances 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 types and genres, and discussions of structure, tune, and film.

This textual content offers the old historical past to assist the reader comprehend the folks and tradition that experience outlined Latin American literature and its reception. each one bankruptcy additionally comprises brief chosen bibliographic courses and suggestions for additional reading.

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