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Splintering darkness
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 174

Splintering darkness

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Colonial Latin American Literature
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 148

Colonial Latin American Literature

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2011-11-04
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  • Publisher: OUP USA

An account of the literature of the Spanish-speaking Americas from the time of Columbus to Latin American Independence, this book examines the origins of colonial Latin American literature in Spanish, the writings and relationships among major literary and intellectual figures of the colonial period, and the story of how Spanish literary language developed and flourished in a new context. Authors and works have been chosen for the merits of their writings, their participation in the larger debates of their era, and their resonance with readers today.

The Cambridge History of Latin American Literature
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 619

The Cambridge History of Latin American Literature

"Primary and vital resource for literary specialists, historians, students of all levels, and general readers interested in this period. Leading scholars write about diverse genres (narrative, essay, poetry, theater) and cultural interests and ideas (intellectual life, historiography, Viceregal culture, Mesoamerican indigenous peoples and cultures). Literature articles include analysis and discussion of canonic and previously marginalized authors and treat representative works, genres, and literary and philosophical currents. Extremely useful, well written, and interesting"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.

The Epic of Latin American Literature
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 280
The Cambridge Companion to the Latin American Novel
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 336

The Cambridge Companion to the Latin American Novel

A stimulating collection of new essays on the development of the novel in Latin America.

Literary Cultures of Latin America : a Comparative History: Institutional modes and cultural modalities
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 716

Literary Cultures of Latin America : a Comparative History: Institutional modes and cultural modalities

In three volumes of expert, innovative scholarship, Literary Cultures of Latin America offers a multidisciplinary reference on one of the most distinctive literary cultures in the world. In topically arranged articles written by a team of international scholars, Literary Cultures of Latin America explores the shifting problems that have arisen across national borders, geographic regions, time periods, linguistic systems, and cultural traditions in literary history. Bucking the tradition of focusing almost exclusively on the great canons of literature, this unique reference work casts its net wider, exploring pop culture, sermons, scientific essays, and more. While collaborators are careful t...

Concise Encyclopedia of Latin American Literature
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 678

Concise Encyclopedia of Latin American Literature

Empire's Children looks at works at by Rudyard Kipling, Frances Hodgson Burnett, E. Nesbit, Hugh Lofting, A.A. Milne, and Arthur Ransome for the ways these writers consciously and unconsciously used the metaphors of empire in their writing for children.

The Avant-garde and Geopolitics in Latin America
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 211

The Avant-garde and Geopolitics in Latin America

Examines the canonical Latin American avant-garde texts of the 1920s and 1930s, with particular focus on Roberto Arlt and Mrio de Andrade. The movement developed on its own terms, in polemic dialogue with European movements, critiquing modernity itself, and developed a geopolitical awareness that bridged postcolonial and postmodern culture and continues its influence today.

Scents of wood and silence
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 218
A Cultural History of Latin America
  • Language: en

A Cultural History of Latin America

The Cambridge History of Latin America is a large scale, collaborative, multi-volume history of Latin America during the five centuries from the first contacts between Europeans and the native peoples of the Americas in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries to the present. A Cultural History of Latin America brings together chapters from Volumes III, IV, and X of The Cambridge History on literature, music, and the visual arts in Latin America during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The essays explore: literature, music, and art from c. 1820 to 1870 and from 1870 to c. 1920; Latin American fiction from the regionalist novel between the Wars to the post-War New Novel, from the 'Boom' to the 'Post-Boom'; twentieth-century Latin American poetry; indigenous literatures and culture in the twentieth century; twentieth-century Latin American music; architecture and art in twentieth-century Latin America, and the history of cinema in Latin America. Each chapter is accompanied by a bibliographical essay.