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Cambridge Companion to the Latin American Novel

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ISBN-10: 0521532191

ISBN-13: 9780521532198

Edition: 2005

Authors: Efra�n 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 Garcia Marquez, 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…    
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Book details

List price: $36.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/26/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Notes on contributors
Acknowledgments
Note on translations
Chronology
Introduction
History
The nineteenth-century Latin American novel
The regional novel and beyond
The Boom of the Latin American novel
The Post-Boom novel
Heterogeneity
The Brazilian novel
The Caribbean novel
The Andean novel
The Central American novel
Gender and sexuality
Gender studies
The lesbian and gay novel in Latin America
Six novels
Dom Casmurro by Machado de Assis
Pedro Paramo by Juan Rulfo
The Passion According to G.H. by Clarice Lispector
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
The War of the End of the World by Mario Vargas Llosa
Epilogue
The Latin American novel in English translation
Bibliography