This book introduces readers to the evolution of modern fiction in Spanish-speaking Latin America.
- Presents Latin American fiction in its cultural and political contexts.
- Introduces debates about how to read this literature.
- Combines an overview of the evolution of modern Latin American fiction with detailed studies of key texts.
- Discusses authors such as Mario Vargas Llosa, Gabriel García Márquez, Jorge Luis Borges and Isabel Allende.
- Covers nation-building narratives, ‘modernismo’, the New Novel, the Boom, the Post-Boom, Magical Realism, Hispanic fiction in the USA, and more.
|Series:||Wiley Blackwell Introductions to Literature Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.32(w) x 9.37(h) x 0.73(d)|
Table of Contents
2. National Narratives: Regional and Continental Identity.
3. The Rise of the New Narrative.
4. The Boom.
5. After the Boom.
6. Hispanic American Fiction of the United States.
7. Culture Wars: Ways of Reading Latin American Fiction.