By Sara Castro-Klaren
Written via greater than thirty specialists in cultural idea, literary background, and literary feedback, this authoritative and updated reference areas significant authors within the complicated cultural and historic contexts that experience pressured their detailed fiction, essays, and poetry. this enables the reader to extra safely interpret the esteemed yet tough literature of authors equivalent 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 ancient and theoretical context. extra essays interact the reader with in-depth discussions of types and genres, and discussions of structure, song, and film.
This textual content offers the ancient history to aid the reader comprehend the folks and tradition that experience outlined Latin American literature and its reception. every 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