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Title:
Encyclopedia of Latin American and Caribbean literature, 1900-2003
Author:
Balderston, Daniel, 1952-
Publication Information:
London ; New York : Routledge, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xxxiv, 666 pages ; 25 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780415306867

9780415306874
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Latin American and Caribbean Literature, 1900¿2003 draws together entries on all aspects of literature including authors, critics, major works, magazines, genres, schools and movements in these regions from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present day. With more than 200 entries written by a team of international contributors, this Encyclopedia successfully covers the popular to the esoteric.
The Encyclopedia is an invaluable reference resource for those studying Latin American and/or Caribbean literature as well as being of huge interest to those folowing Spanish or Portuguese language courses.


Author Notes

Daniel Balderston is Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Iowa, USA. He earned his PhD from Princeton in 1981 with a dissertation on Borges and Stevenson. His works include three critical books and two reference works on Borges, a book and several edited books on sexuality studies, and studies of the Latin American short story. He has also translated books of fiction by Ricardo Piglia, Juan Carlos Onetti, Jose Bianco, Sylvia Molloy and Silvina Ocampo. Mike Gonzalez is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of Glasgow, UK. He has written widely on issues in Latin American culture and politics, particularly on Cuba, Nicaragua and Chile, on which he has several books and artricles. A regular contributor to radio and television, he has more recently written articles and co-authored one volume on issues in teaching and learning. He has translated fiction, theatre and poetry for publication and performance.


Table of Contents

include: Delmira Agustini
Best-sellers
Norge Espinosa
Historical novel
Modernism
Leonardo Padura
Poetry
Juan Rulfo
Juan Pablo Sutherland
Translation