Modern Latin American Literature

Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria covers a wide range of topics, highlighting how Latin American literature became conscious of its continental scope and international reach in moments of political crisis, such as independence from Spain, the ...

Modern Latin American Literature

This Very Short Introduction provides an overview of Latin American literature from the late eighteenth century to the present. Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria covers a wide range of topics, highlighting how Latin American literature became conscious of its continental scope and international reach in moments of political crisis, such as independence from Spain, the Spanish-American War, and the Mexican and Cuban revolutions. With this narrative, the author discusses major writers ranging from Andres Bello and Jose Maria Heredia through Borges and Garcia Marquez to Fernando Vallejo and Roberto Bolano.

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Modern Latin American Literature
Language: en
Pages: 132
Authors: Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-24 - Publisher: OUP USA

This Very Short Introduction provides an overview of Latin American literature from the late eighteenth century to the present. Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria covers a wide range of topics, highlighting how Latin American literature became conscious of its continental scope and international reach in moments of political crisis, such as independence
Introduction to Latin American Literature
Language: en
Pages: 283
Authors: Jack Child
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: University Press of Amer

This innovative college-level textbook for third-year college Spanish courses introduces the student to Latin American literature using a unique bilingual approach in which an English translation parallels the Spanish original. As such it is appropriate for courses which attempt to make the transition from basic language-acquisition courses to upper level
An Introduction to Spanish-American Literature
Language: en
Pages: 390
Authors: Jean Franco
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A revised, updated edition of Jean Franco's "Introduction to Spanish-American Literature", first published in 1969.
A Companion to Latin American Literature
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Stephen M. Hart
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Tamesis Books

The evolution of Latin American literature.
Colonial Latin American Literature
Language: en
Pages: 148
Authors: Rolena Adorno
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-04 - Publisher: OUP USA

An account of the literature of the Spanish-speaking Americas from the time of Columbus to Latin American Independence, this book examines the origins of colonial Latin American literature in Spanish, the writings and relationships among major literary and intellectual figures of the colonial period, and the story of how Spanish