Literatura Hispanoamericana - Spanish American Literature: Una Antologia - An Anthology / Edition 1

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Overview

This Spanish-language anthology contains selections by 45 Latin-American authors. It is intended as a text for upper division Latin American literature survey courses. The anthology presumes a high level of linguistic command of Spanish, and it contains footnotes to allusions and cultural references, as well as words and phrases not found in standard bilingual dictionaries used in the US. Emphasis is on major 20th-century writers, while important works from colonial and 19th-century literature as also included.
The diverse selections of Literature Hispanoamericana will enable students to have a more sustained exposure to major voices of Latin American literature than possible in anthologies built around fragments. By focusing on fewer authors but more significant selections from their writings, students will have a greater grasp of major canonical figures as well as emergent voices.
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A companion volume to Handbook of Latin American Literature, this Spanish-language anthology contains selections by 45 Spanish-American authors, and is intended as a text for an upper division Latin American literature survey course. Emphasis is on major 20th-century writers, while important works from colonial and 19th-century literature are also included. There are numerous selections by women as well as two complete novels and two complete dramatic texts (Azuela and Garcia Marquez; Sanchez and Castellanos. There is the complete text of a slave narrative (Manzao) and chapters from Nobel Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu's testimonial narrative. The anthology assumes considerable command of Spanish, and contains footnotes to allusions and cultural references, as well as to words and phrases not found in standard bilingual dictionaries used in the US. Paper edition (unseen), $32.50. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815312840
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/28/1994
  • Language: Spanish
  • Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1216
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.70 (d)

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