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The Censorship Files: Latin American Writers and Franco's Spain

The Censorship Files: Latin American Writers and Franco's Spain

by Alejandro Herrero-Olaizola


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ISBN-13: 9780791469866
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Series: SUNY series in Latin American and Iberian Thought and Culture Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Alejandro Herrero-Olaizola is Associate Professor of Spanish at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and the author of Narrativas híbridas: parodia y posmodernismo en la ficción contemporánea de las Américas.

Table of Contents

Preface. The Censorship Files

1. Publishing Matters: The Boom and Its Players

The New Rules of Censorship
The New Seix Barral
Bitching About the Boom

2. The Writer in the Barracks: Mario Vargas Llosa Facing Censorship

Facing the Censors, Facing the Market
The Marketing of Military Literature

3. Cuban Nights Falling: The Revolutionary Silences of Guillermo Cabrera Infante

The Cuban Connection: Spain and the “Infantes of the Revolution”
Silencing the Cuban Revolution: From “Vista del amanecer en el trópico” to Tres tristes tigres
Censorship Remains: A Revolutionary’s Career

4. From Melquíades to Vernet: How Gabriel García Márquez Escaped Spanish Censorship

Wise and Unwise Catalans
García Márquez and His “Familiar” Censors
A Citizen Censor

5. Betrayed by Censorship: Manuel Puig Declassified

Betrayed by the Marketplace
Betrayed by Aunt Clara
“Playing ‘Toro’” Betrayed by Ms. Hayworth

Epilogue. Legends of the Boom: Latin American Publishing Revisited

Works Cited

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