Literature of Latin America, 1st Edition

  • Rafael Ocasio
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  • ISBN-10: 0313058245
  • ISBN-13: 9780313058240
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 230 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released September 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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Overview

Offers a historical and critical overview of the development of key movements in Latin American fiction from writers of the early twentieth century to contemporary authors. Includes writers who are exponents of particular elements of Latin American cultures and civilizations, representing peoples from a number of countries and regions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Literature as Windows to World Cultures.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Writing About the Americas: From the Colonial Period to the Nineteenth Century.
2: Latin America's Twentieth-Century Literature: Historical Movements and Landscapes.
3: The Coming of Age of Modern Latin American Literature: The Boom.
4: Women Writers: New Perspectives on Latin America.
5: Writing About Cultural, Ethnic, and Religious Identities.
Chronology of Historic Events in Latin American Culture.
Index.
About the Author.