Literatures of Latin America From Antiquity to the Present

ISBN-10: 0130613606

ISBN-13: 9780130613608

Edition: 2003

Authors: Willis Barnstone

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List price: $139.40
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 7/15/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 475
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Willis Barnstone was born in Lewiston, Maine. He attended Bowdoin, Columbia, and Yale, earning his doctorate. Barnstone taught in Greece from 1949 to 1951, and in Buenos Aires during the Dirty War. He went to China during the Cultural Revolution, where he was later a Fulbright Professor of American Literature at Beijing Foreign Studies University from 1984 to 1985. Barnstone has authored more than forty books, poetry collections, poetry translations, philosophical and religious texts. He is a former O'Connor Professor of Greek at Colgate University, is a Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and is in the Institute of Biblical and Literary Studies at Indiana University. He has received numerous awards for his work, among them the Emily Dickinson Award, the W. H. Auden Award, and a PEN/Book-of-the-Month-Club Special Citation for translation. Barnstone was also a Guggenheim Fellow and Pulitzer Prize finalist in poetry. His titles include The Complete Poems of Sappho,, Translated with an Introduction, Ancient Greek Lyrics, Love Poems, and Caf� de l'Aube � Paris, Dawn Caf� in Paris: Poems Composed in French and Their Translation in English.

Native American Literature of Pre-Columbian and Later Periods
Quechua Language
Apu Inca Atawallpman(poem) (Peru) (16th century)
The Huarochiri Manuscript(prose narration) (Peru) (1608)
Zithuwa Hymns(Peru) (1575?)
Afu Ollantay(song) (Peru) (1700)
Folk Songs and Poems(Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador) (16th-20th centuries)
Folk Tales(Peru) (20th century)
Carib Languages
Watunna: An Orinoco Creation Cycle(oral creation myth) (Venezuela) (1950)
Maya Language
Chilam Balam Book of Chumayel(religious narration) (Mexico) (1780)
Ritual of the Bacabs(shaman cure) (Mesoamerica) (1650)
X-Kolom-Che(song) (Mexico) (18th century)
Quich�-Maya Language
fromPopol Vuh(religious narration) (Guatemala, Mexico) (1558)
Nahuatl Language
Tlatelolco Annals(chronicles) (Mexico) (1528)
The Aztec Priests Speech(poem) (Mexico) (1524)
Twenty Sacred Hymns(Mexico) (1554)
Legend of the Suns(epic poem) (Mexico) (1558)
Cuauhtitlan Annals(chronicles) (Mexico) (1570)
Florentine Codex(poetry and prose) (Mexico) (1579)
Cantares Mexicanos(songs) (Mexico) (16th century)
Yancuic Tlahtolli: The New World(poems) (Mexico) (1990)
Discovery, Conquest, and the Colonies
Christopher Columbus(ship's log) (Italy/Spain/Espa�ola) (1451?-1506)
Bartolom� de Las Casas(history) (Spain/Mexico) (1474-1566)
Bernal Diaz del Castillo(chronicle) (Spain/Mexico) (1496-1560)
The Inca Garcilaso de la Vega(history) (Peru/Spain) (1539-1616)
Sor Juana In�s de la Cruz(poems and letter) (Mexico) (1651-1691)
Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Domingo Faustino Sarmiento(biography) (Argentina) (1811-1888)
Ricardo Palma(tales) (Peru) (1833- 1919)
Jos� Hern�ndez(epic verse) (Argentina) (1834-1886)
Machado de Assis(novels) (Brazil) (1839-1908)
Jos� Mart�(poems) (Cuba) (1853-1895)
Rub�n Dar�o(poems) (Nicaragua) (1867-1916)
Ram�n L�pez Velarde(poems) (Mexico) (1880-1921)
Ricardo G�iraldes(novel) (Argentina) (1886-1927)
Manuel Bandeira(poems) (Brazil) (1886-1968)
Gabriela Mistral(poems) (Chile) (1889-1957)
Cesar Vallejo(poems) (Peru) (1892-1938)
Alfonsina Storni(poems) (Argentina) (1892-1938)
Vicente Huidobro(poems) (Chile) (1893-1948)
Miguel Angel Asturias(story) (Guatemala) (1899-1974)
Jorge Luis Borges(parables, stories, poems) (Argentina) (1899-1986)
Cec�lia Meireles(poems) (Brazil) (1901-1964)
Carlos Drumond de Andrade(poems) (Brazil) (1902-1987)
Alejo Carpentier(stories) (Cuba) (1904-1980)
Jo�o Guimar�es Rosa(story) (Brazil) (1908-1967)
Juan Carlos Onetti(story) (Uruguay) (1909-1994)
Jorge Amado(novel) (Brazil) (1912-2001)
L�on Damas(poems) (French Guiana) (1912-1978)
Vincius De Mor�es(poem) (Brazil) (1913-1980)
Aim� C�saire(poems) (Martinique) (1913-)
Julia De Burgos(poems) (Puerto Rico) (1914-1953)
Julio Cort�zar(stories) (Argentina) (1914-1984)
Octavio Paz(poems) (Mexico) (1914-1998)
Nicanor Parra(poems) (Chile) (1914-)
Juan Rulfo(story) (Mexico) (1918-1986)
Juan Jos� Arreol
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