Chile: A Traveler's Literary Companion

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The twenty stories in Chile: A Traveler's Literary Companion — most of which are available here for the first time in English — reveal that the nation that gave birth to two poets who won Nobel prizes in literature is also the home of many world-class prose writers. This collection evokes the diversity of the country's landscape and the complexity of its recent history. Contributors include Luis Alberto Acuña, Marjorie Agosín, Roberto Ampuero, Marta Brunet, Francisco Coloane, Adolfo Couve, José Donoso, Ariel ...

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Overview

The twenty stories in Chile: A Traveler's Literary Companion — most of which are available here for the first time in English — reveal that the nation that gave birth to two poets who won Nobel prizes in literature is also the home of many world-class prose writers. This collection evokes the diversity of the country's landscape and the complexity of its recent history. Contributors include Luis Alberto Acuña, Marjorie Agosín, Roberto Ampuero, Marta Brunet, Francisco Coloane, Adolfo Couve, José Donoso, Ariel Dorfman, Jorge Edwards, Beatriz García-Huidobro, Pedro Lemebel, Patricio Manns, Tito Matamala, Pablo Neruda, Darío Oses, Hernán Rivera Letelier, Patricio Riveros Olavarría, Osvaldo Rodríguez Musso, Enrique Valdés, and José Miguel Varas.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781883513139
  • Publisher: Whereabouts Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/2003
  • Series: Traveler's Literary Companion , #10
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.02 (w) x 7.21 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Table of Contents

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Preface
The Poet, Wine, and Sheep 1
The Queen of the Corner 13
Curfew 26
The Nanny and the Iceberg 36
My Name Is Ingrid Larsen 49
Roaming in Valparaiso 65
Valparaiso, My Love 78
Seaside Resort 85
Isla Negra 94
Until She Go No More 99
The Ghost of the German Voyeur 110
The Senora of the Nightgowns 120
The Train 131
Afternoon in the Pampa 135
Walking the Atacama 138
Deputies' Street 145
The Chilean Forest 149
Black Bird 151
Window on the South 160
On the Horse of Dawn 178
Pikinini 201
A Lone Horseman 210
Translators 225
Permissions 227
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