ISBN-10:
0618527818
ISBN-13:
9780618527816
Pub. Date:
11/16/2007
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Panoramas literarios: America Hispana / Edition 2

Panoramas literarios: America Hispana / Edition 2

by Teresa Mendez-Faith

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ISBN-13: 9780618527816
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/16/2007
Series: World Languages Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 994,199
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Teresa Mendez-Faith was born in Asuncion, Paraguay but has lived in other countries most of her life. She graduated from high school in Montevideo, Uruguay and completed her university studies in the United States, receiving her Ph.D. at the University of Michigan in 1979. She currently resides in New England. An essayist, literary critic, and college professor, she teaches Hispanic-American literature at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire.Her book Paraguay: Novela y Exilio (1985), was chosen by the New England Council of Latin American Studies as the "Book of the year" (1985). She has authored three Hispanic-American literary anthologies: Contextos literarios hispanoamericanos (1986), Panoramas literarios: America Hispana (1998) and Nuevos contextos: Doce cuentistas contemporáneos de Hispanoamerica (2002) and more than 30 critical articles (published in diverse literary journals), and is co-author of four Spanish textbooks.Teresa Mendez-Faith has been awarded several academic distinctions, including two postgraduate scholarships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the AAUP "Teacher of the Year" prize at her college (1990), and, also that same year, the "Sears-Roebuck Foundation Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award.". In December 1999, the Society of Paraguayan Writers (SEP) granted her an "Honorary Diploma" for her work in "the dissemination of Paraguayan literature." This work began in 1994, with the appearance of two books published in Asuncion by El Lector: Breve Diccionario de la Literatura Paraguaya y Breve Antologia de la Literatura Paraguaya (2nd edition, 1997-98). This initial pair of volumes has been followed, to date, by three double-volume anthologies, organized by genre, which were published in Asuncion by Intercontinental Editora: Poesia Paraguaya de Ayer y de Hoy, Volume I (1995) and Volume II (1997), Narrativa Paraguaya de Ayer y de Hoy, Volumes I and II (1999), and Teatro Paraguayo de Ayer y de Hoy, Volumes I and

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Introduction: Reading and Interpreting Literature Seccion I. De la pre-Conquista a la Colonia Sinopsis historico-literaria Popol Vuh (fragmentos) Hernán Cortes "Carta al Rey Carlos I de Espana" Bartolome de Las Casas Historia general de las Indias (fragmentos) Bernal Diaz del Castillo "Dona Marina" Temas intertextuales Seccion II. De la Colonia a la Independencia Sinopsis historico-literaria Romances "El rescate de Atahualpa" "Las senas del esposo" Inca Garcilaso de la Vega Comentarios reales: fragmento sobre "el correo inca" Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz "Hombres necios que acusáis" "Respuesta a Sor Filotea de la Cruz" Jose Joaquin Fernández de Lizardi El Periquillo Sarniento Segunda parte, Capitulo IV Andres Bello "El castellano en America" Temas intertextuales Seccion III. De la Independencia al posmodernismo Sinopsis historico-literaria Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda "Una carta de amor" "A el" Ricardo Palma "La camisa de Margarita" Jose Marti "Yo soy un hombre sincero" (Poema I) "La nina de Guatemala" (Poema IX) "Yo pienso, cuando me alegro" (Poema XXV) "Cultivo una rosa blanca" (Poema XXXIX) Ruben Dario "El cisne" "Cancion de otono en primavera" "A Roosevelt" Alfonsina Storni "Hombre pequenito" "Peso ancestral" "La que comprende" Horacio Quiroga "Tres cartas... y un pie" "El hijo" Temas intertextuales Seccion IV. Del posmodernismo al "boom" Sinopsis historico-literaria Gabriela Mistral "Yo no tengo soledad" "Miedo" "Dona Primavera" Nicolás Guillen "Balada de los dos abuelos" "No se por que piensas tu" Jose Carlos Mariátegui "El problema del indio" "El problema de la tierra" Cesar Vallejo "El momento más grave de la vida" "Piedra negra sobre una piedra blanca" "Los dos soras" Pablo Neruda "No me lo pidan" "Explico algunas cosas" "Oda a la alcachofa" Jorge Luis Borges "Los dos reyes y los dos laberintos" "El sur" Martin Luis Guzmán El águila y la serpiente: episodio sobre "La fuga de Pancho Villa" Juan Rulfo "Nos han dado la tierra" Osvaldo Dragun Historia del hombre que se cinvirtio en perro Temas intertextuales Seccion V. Del "boom" al "posboom" Sinopsis historico-literaria Rosario Castellanos "Autorretrato" "Memorial de Tlatelolco" Ramon Ferreira "Papá, hazme un cuento" Gabriel Garcia Márquez "La prodigiosa tarde de Baltazar" Mario Benedetti "Una carta de amor" Elena Poniatowska "Cine Prado" Octavio Paz "Dos cuerpos" "Movimiento" El laberinto de la soledad: seleccion sobre las "fiestas mexicanas" Josefina Plá "El nombre de Maria" Julio Cortázar "La noche boca arriba" Carlos Fuentes "Las dos Elenas" Elena Garro La senora en su balcon Temas intertextuales Seccion VI. Del "posboom" al presente Sinopsis historico-literaria Claribel Alegria "Carta a un desterrado" Elvio Romero "Epitafios del desterrado" "Noroeste" Nancy Morejon "Mujer negra" Luisa Velenzuela "Los censores" Cristina Peri Rossi "Indicio No. 15: Diálogo con el escritor" "Indicio No. 25" Isabel Allende "Dos palabras" Rosario Ferre "El abrigo de zorro azul" Antonio Skármeta "El ciclista de San Cristobal" Eduardo Galeano "Ultima voz" "Para que se abran las anchas alamedas" Aida Bortnik Papá querido Temas intertextuales Seccion VII. La literatura hispana en Estados Unidos Sinopsis historico-literaria Ana Castillo "Martes en Toledo" "Entre primavera y otono" Tino Villanueva "Que hay otra voz" "Primera evocacion" Gustavo Perez Firmat "Plantado" "Oye brother" Cincuenta lecciones de exilio y desexilio: selecciones V, VII y L Sandra Cisneros La casa en Mango Street: "La casa en Mango Street" "No speak English" Elias Miguel Munoz "Carta de Julio" Pedro Juan Soto "Los inocentes" Margarita Tavera Rivera La condicion Temas intertextuales Glosario de terminos literarios y culturales Vocabulario espanol-ingles

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