Sun, Stone, and Shadows: 20 Great Mexican Short Stories

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Literature is perhaps Mexico's best landscape, encompassing both past and present, revealing the multiple colors of its geographic expanse and the shapes of its imagination and memory. The Short story provides our best and quickest view - or our most faithful mirror- of all things Mexican. This anthology presents a collection of twenty stories of extraordinary quality, written by the finest Mexican authors born during the first half of the twentieth century. Through these pages, readers will tour the real and the...
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Overview

Literature is perhaps Mexico's best landscape, encompassing both past and present, revealing the multiple colors of its geographic expanse and the shapes of its imagination and memory. The Short story provides our best and quickest view - or our most faithful mirror- of all things Mexican. This anthology presents a collection of twenty stories of extraordinary quality, written by the finest Mexican authors born during the first half of the twentieth century. Through these pages, readers will tour the real and the unreal, the faithfully rendered and the fantastic, as well as the tangible past of Mexican history. They will also travel between urban reflections on everyday life and intimate inventions that set Mexico apart from others landscapes, other cultures, and other literatures.

Writers featured in this anthology

Octavio Paz * Carlos Fuentes * Juan Rulfo * Rosario Castellanos * Alfonso Reyes * Juan José Arreola * José Emilio Pacheco * Jorge Ibargüengoitia * Salvador * Elizondo * José Revueltas * Elena Garro * Francisco Rojas González * Martín Luis Guzmán * Edmundo Valadés * Sergio Pitol * Inés Arredondo * Juan García Ponce * Juan de la Cabada * Efrén Hernández * Francisco Tario
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789681685942
  • Publisher: Fondo de Cultura Economica USA
  • Publication date: 6/15/2008
  • Series: Tezontle Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 244
  • Sales rank: 728,408
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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