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The Spanish American novel

a twentieth-century survey
  • 390 Pages
  • 1.50 MB
  • English
University of Texas Press , Austin
Spanish American fiction -- 20th century -- History and crit
StatementJohn S. Brushwood.
SeriesThe Texas pan-American series
LC ClassificationsPQ7082.N7 B7
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 390 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5065918M
ISBN 100292775156
LC Control Number74032429

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The Boom is most closely associated with Julio Cortázar of Argentina, Carlos Fuentes of Mexico, Mario Vargas Llosa of Peru, and Gabriel García Márquez of Colombia. “A truly comprehensive overview of the Spanish American novel from to ” Virginia Quarterly Review ““In what undoubtedly will be a very useful guide for students and established scholars alike, Williams presents a panoramic picture of the Latin American novel in the 20th century, a picture that is utterly convincing not only for its impressive breadth but also for the way.

The Contemporary Spanish-American Novel provides an accessible introduction to an important World literature. While many of the authors covered-Aira, Bolaño, Castellanos Moya, Vásquez-are gaining an increasing readership in English and are frequently taught, there is sparse criticism in English beyond book reviews.

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