By Sara Castro-Klaren
Written through greater than thirty specialists in cultural idea, literary heritage, and literary feedback, this authoritative and updated reference areas significant authors within the advanced cultural and historic contexts that experience forced their detailed fiction, essays, and poetry. this permits the reader to extra appropriately interpret the esteemed yet tough literature of authors akin 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 instances of Sor Juana Inés de los angeles Cruz, César Vallejo, and Gabriel García Márquez, also are mentioned in historic and theoretical context. extra essays have interaction the reader with in-depth discussions of kinds 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 contains brief chosen bibliographic publications and suggestions 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