×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

The Other Side of the Mirror: El Grimorio
     

The Other Side of the Mirror: El Grimorio

by Enrique Anderson Imbert, Isabel Reade (Translator), J. Cary Davis (Foreword by)
 

See All Formats & Editions

Although Enrique Anderson Imbert is little known in this country, he is recognized in Latin America as a writer of great talent. This collection of his short stories, translated from his El grimorio, is a blend of the fantastic and the real. Isabel Reade has translated the book to share the imaginative, often nonrealistic, philosophical, or poetic stories

Overview

Although Enrique Anderson Imbert is little known in this country, he is recognized in Latin America as a writer of great talent. This collection of his short stories, translated from his El grimorio, is a blend of the fantastic and the real. Isabel Reade has translated the book to share the imaginative, often nonrealistic, philosophical, or poetic stories with all readers, but the book is of special consequence to aficionados of Latin American writing and to persons interested in experiments with techniques and themes in literature.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

“The stories are fascinating and challeng­ing, and the author could only be described as a modern Edgar Allan Poe, more scientific, and just as impressive.”    —San Antonio Express

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780809397068
Publisher:
Southern Illinois University Press
Publication date:
08/01/1973
Series:
Contemporary Latin American Classics Series
Edition description:
1st Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.38(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Isabel Reade studied with Anderson at the University of Michigan, where she received an M.A. degree in Hispanic Literature.

Enrique Anderson Imbert is now Victor S. Thomas Professor of Hispanic-American Literature at Harvard University.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews