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Best of contemporary Mexican fiction

Author: Alvaro Uribe; Olivia E Sears
Publisher: Champaign : Dalkey Archive Press, 2009.
Series: Latin American literature series (Dalkey Archive Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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"This bilingual anthology - including sixteen of Mexico's finest writers born after 1945 - offers a glimpse of the rich tapestry of Mexican fiction. From small-town dramas to tales of urban savagery, this is a major event in contemporary Latin-American fiction. Readers will meet a Mariachi singer suffering from mediocrity, an embalmed man positioned in front of the TV, a man's lifelong imaginary friend, and the town  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Spanish language materials
Translations
Translations into English
Traducciones al inglés
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alvaro Uribe; Olivia E Sears
ISBN: 9781564785152 1564785157 9781564785145 1564785149
OCLC Number: 226911659
Language Note: Parallel text in English and Spanish.
Notes: Series from jacket.
Translated from the Spanish.
Description: xxxi, 529 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: La cama de Lukin = Lukin's bed / Vivian Abenshushan ; translated by Susan Ouriou --
Sobre la muerte del autor = On the death of the author / Álvaro Enrigue ; translated by C.M. Mayo --
Cuerpo presente = Requiem / Eduardo Antonio Parra ; translated by Andrew Hurley --
Nostalgia / Cristina Rivera-Garza ; translated by Lisa Dillman --
Interroguen a Samantha = Questioning Samantha / Guillermo Fadanelli ; translated by Dick Cluster --
True friendship / Jorge F. Hernández ; translated by Anita Sagastegui --
Los conservadores = The preservers / Ana García Bergua ; translated by Barbara Paschke --
Shere-Sade / Rosa Beltrán ; translated by Leland H. Chambers --
Tesoro viviente = Living treasure / Enrique Serna ; translated by Katherine Silver --
Mariachi / Juan Villoro ; translated by Harry Morales --
Los crucigramas = Crosswords / Fabio Morábito ; translated by Peter Bush --
La muda boca = The muted mouth / Francisco Hinojosa ; translated by Thomas Christensen --
El fenómeno ominoso = The ominous phenomenon / Daniel Sada ; translated by Katherine Silver --
La mujer de la gabardina roja = The woman in the red coat / Guillermo Samperio ; translated by Kirk Anderson --
A golpe de martillo = Hammering away / Hernán Lara Zavala ; translated by Pamela Carmell --
Fin del mundo = The end of the world / Héctor Manjarrez ; translated by Elizabeth Bell.
Series Title: Latin American literature series (Dalkey Archive Press)
Other Titles: Cama de Lukin.
Conservadores.
Preservers.
Crucigramas.
Muda boca.
Muted mouth.
Fenómeno ominoso.
Ominous Phenomenom.
Mujer de la gabardina roja.
Woman in the red coat.
End of the world.
Responsibility: Álvaro Uribe, editor ; Olivia Sears, translation editor.

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Sixteen of Mexico s finest fiction writers born after 1945 are collected in this compelling bilingual anthology, offering a glimpse of the rich tapestry of Mexican fiction, from small-town dramas to  Read more...

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