Global Cultures: A Transnational Short Fiction Reader / Edition 1

Global Cultures: A Transnational Short Fiction Reader / Edition 1

by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl
     
 

ISBN-10: 0819562823

ISBN-13: 2900819562820

Pub. Date: 12/09/1994

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

This anthology contains short fictions from all regions of the globe except North America, Europe, and the former Soviet Union, the regions that have been richly represented in American bookstores and published for a long time. The title of this anthology is meant to invoke not a political development like postcolonialism but rather the current worldwide…  See more details below

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This anthology contains short fictions from all regions of the globe except North America, Europe, and the former Soviet Union, the regions that have been richly represented in American bookstores and published for a long time. The title of this anthology is meant to invoke not a political development like postcolonialism but rather the current worldwide publishing--or, more generally, culture distributing--revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900819562820
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
12/09/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
539

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
An American in New York4
A Callow Fellow of Jewish Descent12
Las Papas30
The Innocents34
The Influence of Edgar A. Poe in the Poetry of Raimundo Arias39
Exile50
Exiles64
Everything Counts85
Homecoming90
El bacalao viene de mas lejos y se come aqui97
End of a Story102
Lend Me Your Light118
Letter from Gaza134
Loyalties143
Peace and War146
Masks148
In the Shade of a Little Old Lady in Flower150
Girls at War157
An Easy Death169
No Escape174
Guatemala 1954 - Funeral for a Bird187
The Point of No Return192
Death of a Son204
Dust212
A Brief History of Capitalism222
Close to the Earth226
Clamor of Innocence230
And We Sold the Rain236
Mister Taylor244
Daba-Daba249
The Girl and the River257
The Tower of Babel261
In the Cutting of a Drink270
The Homecoming Stranger276
The Rain Came292
The Lovers300
Whistle316
Pilar, Your Curls317
Solitude of Blood321
The Long Night of Winter338
The Marsh342
Story of the Name349
The Clearing356
A March Guayacan362
The Thursday Wife365
Estefania375
The March378
My Mother381
The Women's Baths387
Amanda395
Madness407
The Spider's Web426
The Smallest Woman in the World434
Heaven Is Not Closed441
The Pine Gate447
Kaijek the Songman454
Last Night I Dreamt of You461
Integration478
A Way of Talking484
You Wouldn't Understand488
Ati-Atihan491
Index of Authors and Titles507

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