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Overview

For Voice by Severo Sarduy

A unique collection by a notable contributor to Cuban literary history, this book includes four radio-plays in translation: The Beach, Fall, Re-cite, and The Ant-Killers. Radio-plays are an infrequently explored medium that attempt to adapt the concerns of contemporary literature to radio-drama, and the unique challenges presented therein help make this collection especially interesting and solidify its lasting pertinence in the canon of Cuban writing. French-influenced and experimental, these plays were written between the mid-1960s and 1970s and garnered several of the top awards for radio-drama in Europe. The book also includes a translator's preface, a chronology, and helpful notes on how to best read them.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780935480207
Publisher: Latin American Literary Review Press
Publication date: 04/01/1985
Series: Discoveries Series
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Severo Sarduy was a Cuban poet, author, and playwright, and is considered one the best-known Cuban writers and intellectuals of the 20th century. Philip Barnard is an award-winning professor at the University of Kansas and the coeditor of a series by Charles Brockden Brown. He lives in the Lawrence area of Kansas.  

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