Spanish-American Short Stories / Cuentos Hispanoamericanos: A Dual-Language Book

Overview


These seventeen stories from the Caribbean and Central and South America encompass a tremendous variety of subjects, settings, moods, and styles — from worldly sophistication to outright savagery. Ranging in publication dates from 1867 to 1922, each story is by a different writer from a different country. All are well-known names in Spanish-American literature — Rubén Darío, José Martí, Amado Nervo, Rómulo Gallegos, and Ricardo Palma — some of whom are otherwise distinguished ...
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Overview


These seventeen stories from the Caribbean and Central and South America encompass a tremendous variety of subjects, settings, moods, and styles — from worldly sophistication to outright savagery. Ranging in publication dates from 1867 to 1922, each story is by a different writer from a different country. All are well-known names in Spanish-American literature — Rubén Darío, José Martí, Amado Nervo, Rómulo Gallegos, and Ricardo Palma — some of whom are otherwise distinguished as novelists, poets, diplomats, and statesmen.
This dual-language edition features an informative introduction and ample footnotes, making it not only a pleasure to read but also a valuable educational aid for students and teachers of Spanish-American literature.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486441238
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • Publication date: 7/26/2005
  • Series: Dover Dual Language Spanish Series
  • Edition description: Bilingual Edition: English & Spanish
  • Pages: 274
  • Sales rank: 689,881
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Juan Montalvo Gaspar Blondin / Gaspar Blondin
Rubén Darío El rubí / The Ruby
Ricardo Palma El alacrán de fray Gómez / Brother Gómez's Scorpion
José Martí La muñeca negra / The Black Doll
Darío Herrera La zamacueca / The Zamacueca
Baldomero Lillo La compuerta número 12 / Ventilation Door Number 12
Froilán Turcios Salomé / Salome
Francisco Gavidia La loba / The She-Wolf
Ricardo Jaimes Freyre En las montañas / In the Mountains
Leopoldo Lugones La lluvia de fuego / The Rain of Fire
Fabio Fiallo El beso / The Kiss
Horacio Quiroga A la deriva / Adrift
Eloy Fariña Núñez La muerte de Pan / The Death of Pan
Tomás Carrasquilla San Antoñito / Little Saint Anthony
Rafael Arévalo Martínez El hombre que parecía un caballo / The Man Who Was Like a Horse
Amado Nervo El diamante de la inquietud / The Diamond of Uneasiness
Rómulo Gallegos Los inmigrantes / The Immigrants
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