By Sara Castro-Klaren
Written by way of greater than thirty specialists in cultural idea, literary historical past, and literary feedback, this authoritative and updated reference locations significant authors within the advanced cultural and ancient contexts that experience forced their designated fiction, essays, and poetry. this permits the reader to extra effectively interpret the esteemed yet not easy 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 ancient and theoretical context. extra essays interact the reader with in-depth discussions of varieties and genres, and discussions of structure, track, and film.
This textual content offers the ancient heritage to assist the reader comprehend the folk and tradition that experience outlined Latin American literature and its reception. each one bankruptcy additionally contains brief chosen bibliographic publications and proposals for additional reading.
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A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture) by Sara Castro-Klaren