Aproximación inteligente a la narrativa peruana que comenta con sencillez, claridad y honestidad las siguientes obras: Los ríos profundos, de J.M.Arguedas; Conversación en la catedral, de MVLL; Un mundo para Julius, de A. Bryce; entre otras. Del mismo modo, repasa la producción literaria de escritores pertenecientes a recientes generaciones, como Oscar Malca, Jaime Bayly e Iván Thais.
Bilingual anthology offers geographic and cultural diversity with stories from Central America, South America, and Spain. Featured authors include Silvina Ocampo, Julio Ramón Ribeyro, Augusto Roa Bastos, and many others.
Ideal for students of modern Latin American literature, Journeys of Formation: The Spanish American ‘Bildungsroman’ offers a lucid introduction to the Bildungsroman as a genre before revealing how the journey motif works as both a plot-forming device and as a means of characterization in several of the most canonical Spanish American Bildungsromane. In the process, the author demonstrates the overlooked importance of the travel motif in this genre. Although present in the vast majority of Bildungsromane, if the journey is discussed at all by critics it tends to be in superficial terms. The author contends that no discussion of the Spanish American novel of formation would be complete wit...
This Companion offers an overview and assessment of Mario Vargas Llosa's large body of work, tracing his development as a writer and intellectual in his essays, critical studies, journalism, and theatrical works, but above all in his novels.