eBook The Britannica Guide to World Literature: The Literature of Spain and Latin America, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-13: 9781615302291
  • DDC: 860.9
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released April 2012
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From the whimsical idealism of Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote to the magical realism of Gabriel García Márquez's 100 Years of Solitude, Spanish-language literature has substantially enriched the global literary canon. This volume examines the vibrant prose and dynamic range of both Spanish and Latin American authors, whose narratives are informed as much by their imaginations as the turbulent histories of these native lands. Influenced by a plethora of diverse cultures, these tales truly tell a global story.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Spanish Literature.
2: Castilian Literature through the 18th Century.
3: The Origins of Vernacular Writing.
4: The Rise of Heroic Poetry.
5: The Beginnings of Prose.
6: Learned Narrative Poetry.
7: The 14th Century.
8: The 15th Century.
9: The Renaissance and the Siglo de Oro.
10: Castilian Renaissance Poetry.
11: Early Drama.
12: Historical Writing.
13: The Novel.
14: Mystical Writings.
15: Writings by and About Women.
16: Later Drama.
17: Culteranismo and Conceptismo.
18: The Plays of Calderón.
19: Pedro Calderón de la Barca.
20: The 18th Century.
21: New Critical Approaches.
22: Women Writers.
23: Castilian Literature in the 19th and 20th Centuries.
24: The Romantic Movement.
25: Costumbrismo.
26: Revival of the Spanish Novel.
27: Post-Romantic Drama and Poetry.
28: The Modern Period: Novels and Essays.
29: Generation of 1898.
30: Poetry.
31: Drama.
32: The Generation of 1927.
33: Novecentismo.
34: Women Poets.
35: Reform of the Drama.
36: The Spanish Civil War and Beyond.
37: Catalan and Galician Literature.
38: Medieval Period.
39: Decline: 16th–18th Century.
40: The Renaixença.
41: Modernisme and Noucentisme.
42: After 1950.
43: Galician Literature.
44: Major Spanish Writers.
45: Leopoldo Alas.
46: Azorín.
47: Antonio Buero Vallejo.
48: Camilo José Cela.
49: Miguel de Cervantes.
50: Soldier and Slave.
51: Civil Servant and Writer.
52: Publication of Don Quixote.
53: Don Quixote and Critical Traditions.
54: Importance and Influence.
55: Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga.
56: Federico García Lorca.
57: Early Years.
58: Early Poetry and Plays.
59: Romancero Gitano.
60: Later Poetry and Plays.
61: Garcilaso de la Vega.
62: Luis de Góngora y Argote.
63: Juan Ramón Jiménez.
64: Bartolomé de las Casas.
65: Benito Pérez Galdós.
66: Juan Ruiz.
67: Tirso de Molina.
68: Miguel de Unamuno.
69: Lope de Vega.
70: Life.
71: Height of Literary Productivity.
72: Works.
73: Latin American Literature.
74: The Colonial Period.
75: The Earliest Literary Activity.
76: Chronicles of Discovery and Conquest.
77: Historians of the New World.
78: The Barroco de Indias.
79: The 18th Century.
80: Historiographies.
81: Plays.
82: Poetry.
83: Early Novels.
84: Cuban Literature.
85: Romanticism.
86: Modernismo.
87: Panamanian Literature.
88: The Vanguardia.
89: Literature in Time of War.
90: The Modern Novel.
91: Bolivian Literature: Nocturno Paceño.
92: Costa Rican Literature.
93: The “Boom” Novels.
94: “Post-Boom” Writers.
95: The Modern Essay.
96: Major Latin American Writers.
97: Isabel Allende.
98: Ramón Amaya Amador.
99: Reinaldo Arenas.
100: Miguel Ángel Asturias.
101: Andrés Bello.
102: Antonio Benítez Rojo.
103: Adolfo Bioy Casares.
104: Jorge Luis Borges.
105: Life.
106: Assessment.
107: Juan Bosch.
108: Ernesto Cardenal.
109: Alejo Carpentier.
110: Julio Cortázar.
111: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
112: Rubén Darío.
113: Life and Work.
114: Assessment.
115: Carlos Fuentes.
116: Gabriel García Márquez.
117: Life.
118: Works.
119: Assessment.
120: Nicolás Guillén.
121: Juana de Ibarbourou.
122: Jorge Icaza.
123: José Lezama Lima.
124: Leopoldo Lugones.
125: José Julián Martí.
126: Pedro Mir.
127: Álvaro Mutis.
128: Pablo Neruda.
129: Early Life and Love Poetry.
130: The Experimental Poet as Diplomat.
131: Communism and Poetry.
132: Later Years.
133: Assessment.
134: Heberto Padilla.
135: Octavio Paz.
136: Cristina Peri Rossi.
137: Manuel Puig.
138: Horacio Quiroga.
139: José Enrique Rodó.
140: Ernesto Sábato.
141: Severo Sarduy.
142: Domingo Faustino Sarmiento.
143: César Vallejo.
144: Mario Vargas Llosa.
Epilogue.
New Directions.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Spanish Literature.
Castilian Literature.
Catalan and Galician Literature.
Latin American Literature.
General Histories and Reference Works.
Anthologies.
The Colonial Period.
The 18th Century.
Romanticism to Modernismo.
Poetry from the Vanguardias to the Present.
The Modern Novel.
The Modern Essay.
Index.
Acknowledgments.