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The Cambridge Companion to the Latin American Novel. Efrain Kristal.

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The diverse countries of Latin America have produced a lively and ever evolving tradition of novels, many of which are read in translation all over the world. This Companion offers a broad overview of the novel's history and analyses in depth several representative works by, for example, Gabriel Garca Mrquez, Machado de Assis, Isabel Allende and Mario Vargas Llosa. The essays collected here offer several entryways into the understanding and appreciation of the Latin American novel in Spanish-speaking America and Brazil. The volume conveys a real sense of the heterogeneity of Latin American literature, highlighting regions whose cultural and geopolitical particularities are often overlooked. Indispensable to students of Latin American or Hispanic studies and those interested in comparative literature and the development of the novel as genre, the Companion features a comprehensive bibliography and chronology and concludes with an essay about the success of Latin American novels in translation. Hardback book in pictorial boards. There some instances of highlighting on perhaps twenty pages, other than that the book is virtually as new. Not ex-library.

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Author(s):
Efrain Kristal.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23x15.5cms
Edition:
2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521825334
ISBN-13:
9780521825337
Number of pages:
336
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
The Cambridge Companion to the Latin American Novel.

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The diverse countries of Latin America have produced a lively and ever evolving tradition of novels, many of which are read in translation all over the world. This Companion offers a broad overview of the novel's history and analyses in depth several representative works by, for example, Gabriel Garca Mrquez, Machado de Assis, Isabel Allende and Mario Vargas Llosa. The essays collected here offer several entryways into the understanding and appreciation of the Latin American novel in Spanish-speaking America and Brazil. The volume conveys a real sense of the heterogeneity of Latin American literature, highlighting regions whose cultural and geopolitical particularities are often overlooked. Indispensable to students of Latin American or Hispanic studies and those interested in comparative literature and the development of the novel as genre, the Companion features a comprehensive bibliography and chronology and concludes with an essay about the success of Latin American novels in translation. Hardback book in pictorial boards. There some instances of highlighting on perhaps twenty pages, other than that the book is virtually as new. Not ex-library.

Author(s):
Efrain Kristal.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23x15.5cms
Edition:
2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521825334
ISBN-13:
9780521825337
Number of pages:
336
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
The Cambridge Companion to the Latin American Novel.

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