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The Cambridge companion to the Latin American novel

Author: Efraín Kristal
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2006.
Series: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions complete collection.; Cambridge companions to literature and classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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, for example, Gabriel García Márquez.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Efraín Kristal
ISBN: 0511999712 9780511999710
OCLC Number: 723455392
Notes: "Cambridge collections online."
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Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 322 pages) : digital, PDF file.
Contents: Introduction / Efraín Kristal --
History --
The nineteenth-century Latin American novel / Naomi Lindstrom --
The regional novel and beyond / Brian Gollnick --
The Boom of the Latin American novel / John King --
The Post-Boom novel / Philip Swanson --
Heterogeneity --
The Brazilian novel / Piers Armstrong --
The Caribbean novel / William Luis --
The Andean novel / Ismael Márquez --
The Central American novel / Roy C. Boland Osegueda --
Gender and sexuality --
Gender studies / Catherine Davies --
The lesbian and gay novel in Latin America / Daniel Balderston and José Maristany --
Six novels --
Dom Casmurro / Machado de Assis / Marta Peixoto --
Pedro Páramo / Juan Rulfo / Jason Wilson --
The Passion According to G.H. / Clarice Lispector / Claire Williams --
One Hundred Years of Solitude / Gabriel García Márquez / Steven Boldy --
The House of the Spirits / Isabel Allende / Stephen Hart --
The War of the End of the World / Mario Vargas Llosa / Michelle Clayton --
Epilogue --
The Latin American novel in English translation / Suzanne Jill Levine --
Bibliography / Kelly Austin and Ryan Kernan.
Series Title: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions complete collection.; Cambridge companions to literature and classics.
Other Titles: Latin American novel
Responsibility: edited by Efraín Kristal.
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