Contemporary Latin American Literature : Original Selections from the Literary Giants for Intermediate and Advanced Students / Edition 1

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Overview

Contemporary Latin American Literature reflects the wealth of great writers of Latin America over the last hundred years, including Jorge Luis Borges, Mario Vargas Llosa, and Noble Prize winners Gabriela Mistral, Pablo Neruda, Octavio Paz, and Gabriel Garcia Márquez. The selections--almost 100 works in their original form--include English definitions for difficult Spanish words.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780658015069
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/1/2001
  • Series: Spanish Readers Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 343,174
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Meet the Author

Gladys Varona-Lacey is an associate professor of Spanish at Ithaca College (NY).

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Table of Contents

Preface


Introduction


Latin-American Literature: An Overview


Mariano Azuela


De cómo al fin lloró Juan Pablo


Horacio Quiroga


La Gallina degollada


El hijo


El solitario


Gabriela Mistral


Los sonetos de la muerte


La maestra rural


Mis libros


Pan


Muro


César Vallejo


Los heraldos negros


La cena miserable


El pan nuestro


Los pasos lejanos


Los dados eternos


Masa


Jorge Luis Borges


Fundación mítica de Buenos Aires


Límites


Poemas de los dones


La casa de Asterion


El milagro secreto


Miguel Ángel Asturias


Leyenda del Cadejo


Leyenda de la Tatuana


Nicolás Guillén


Mulata


Búcate plata


Tú no sabe inglé


Sensemayá


Dos niños


Canción puertorriqueña


Alejo Carpentier


Viaje a la semilla


Pablo Neruda


Poema 20


Oda a la alcachofa


Cortés


La Standard Oil Co.


Pido silencio


José María Arguedas


selección de Las ríos profundos: «El Viejo»

Juan Rulfo


Es que somos muy pobres


Talpa


Julio Cortázar


Casa tomada


La noche boca arriba


Octavio Paz


Epitafio para un poeta


Dos cuerpos


Un día de tantos


Proema


selección de El laberinto de la soledad
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