A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture by Sara Castro-Klaren

By Sara Castro-Klaren

A spouse to Latin American Literature and Culture displays the alterations that experience taken position in cultural thought and literary feedback because the latter a part of the 20th century.

Written by means of greater than thirty specialists in cultural thought, literary historical past, and literary feedback, this authoritative and up to date reference areas significant authors within the complicated cultural and historic contexts that experience pressured their specified fiction, essays, and poetry. this enables the reader to extra effectively interpret the esteemed yet difficult literature of authors resembling Jorge Luis Borges, Mario Vargas Llosa, Octavio Paz, and Diamela Eltit. Key authors whose paintings has outlined a interval, or defied borders, as within the circumstances of Sor Juana Inés de los angeles Cruz, César Vallejo, and Gabriel García Márquez, also are mentioned in historic and theoretical context. extra essays have interaction the reader with in-depth discussions of varieties and genres, and discussions of structure, song, and film.

This textual content offers the ancient historical past to aid the reader comprehend the folks and tradition that experience outlined Latin American literature and its reception. each one bankruptcy additionally contains brief chosen bibliographic courses and proposals for additional reading.

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