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Introduction to Spanish-American Literature

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ISBN-10: 0521444799

ISBN-13: 9780521444798

Edition: 3rd 1994 (Revised)

Authors: Jean Franco

List price: $200.00
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This is a revised, updated edition of Jean Francos classic Introduction to Spanish-American Literature, first published in 1969 and much recommended ever since. Its coverage ranges from colonial times to the present day, the later chapters having been radically rewritten to take account of the most recent developments in both literature and criticism. The book sets the literary works discussed in their historical, political and economic context, and explores the impact on Latin-American literature of European cultural traditions. English translations are provided for Spanish quotations in the text, and the extensively updated reading lists of primary and secondary material refer not only to…    
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Book details

List price: $200.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/9/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 404
Size: 5.59" wide x 8.82" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Jean Franco is a Professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.

Foreword to the Paperback Edition
Preface to the Third Edition
Independence and Literary Emancipation
Literature and Nationalism
Literature and American Experience
To Change Society
The Rediscovery of the New World
Regionalism in the Novel and Short Story
Realism and the Novel: Its Application to Social Protest and Indianist Writing
The Avant-Garde in Poetry
Modern Fiction
Reading Lists
Index of Authors