A Cultural History of Latin America: Literature, Music and the Visual Arts in the 19th and 20th Centuries / Edition 1

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Overview

A Cultural History of Latin America brings together chapters from Volumes III, IV, and X of The Cambridge History of Latin America. The essays place Latin American literature, music and visual arts in historical context, from the early nineteenth century through the late twentieth century. Topics include narrative fiction and poetry; indigenous literatures and culture; the development of music, sculpture, painting, mural art, and architecture; and the history of Latin American film.Each chapter is accompanied by a bibliographical essay.
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'The best collaborative history of the region currently available, or likely to be available for a long time to come.' The Times Literary Supplement

'A superb work of reference.' New York Review of Books

'A monument to scholarship … a tremendous awe-inspiring achievement.' Journal of Latin American Studies

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521626262
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 538
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 1.22 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 Literature, music and the visual arts, c. 1820-1870 3
2 Literature, music and the visual arts, 1870-1930 47
3 Narrative since c. 1920 133
4 Poetry, c. 1920-1950 227
5 Poetry since 1950 261
6 Indigenous literatures in the twentieth century 291
7 Music, c. 1920-c. 1980 311
8 Architecture, c. 1920-c. 1980 369
9 Art, c. 1920-c. 1980 393
10 Cinema 455
Index 519
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