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Masterpieces of Latino literature

Author: Frank N Magill
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A critical summary of some of the most noted works of Latino literature offers explanation and evaluation of writings by Jorge Amado, Octavio Paz, Carlos Casteneda, and others.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Masterpieces of Latino literature.
New York, NY : HarperCollins, ©1994
(OCoLC)756197484
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank N Magill
ISBN: 0062701061 9780062701060
OCLC Number: 30036570
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xiii, 655 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Alburquerque / Rudolfo A. Anaya --
All green shall perish / Eduardo Mallea --
Always running : la vida loca, gang days in L.A. / Luis J. Rodriguez --
Apple in the dark, The / Clarice Lispector --
Aunt Julia and the scriptwriter / Mario Vargas Llosa --
Aura / Carlos Fuentes --
Autobiography of a brown buffalo, The / Oscar Zeta Acosta --
Autumn of the patriarch, The / Gabriel Garcia Marquez --
Avalovara / Osman Lins --
Bay of silence, The / Eduardo Mallea --
Betrayed by Rita Hayworth / Manuel Puig --
Bless me, Ultima / Rudolfo A. Anaya --
Bow and the lyre : the poem, the poetic revelation, poetry, and history, The / Octavio Paz --
Boy without a flag : tales of the South Bronx, The / Abraham Rodriguez, Jr. --
Brick people, The / Alejandro Morales --
Brief life, A / Juan Carlos Onetti --
Broad and alien is the world / Ciro Alegria --
Buffalo nickel : a memoir / Floyd Salas --
Chronicle of a death foretold / Gabriel Garcia Marquez --
City of night / John Rechy --
Conversation in the cathedral / Mario Vargas Llosa --
Coronation / Jose Donoso --
Cutter, The / Virgil Suarez --
Days of obligation : an argument with my Mexican father / Richard Rodriguez --
Dear Diego / Elena Poniatowska --
Dear Rafe / Rolando Hinojosa --
Death of Artemio Cruz, The / Carlos Fuentes --
Delia's song / Lucha Corpi --
Devil in Texas, The / Aristeo Brito --
Devil to pay in the backlands, The / Joao Guimaraes Rosa --
Diary of the War of the Pig / Adolfo Bioy Casares --
Distant relations / Carlos Fuentes --
Don Goyo / Demetrio Aguilera Malta --
Don Segundo Sombra / Ricardo Guiraldes --
Dona Flor and her two husbands : a moral and amorous tale / Jorge Amado --
Dora, Doralina / Rachel de Queiroz --
Down these mean streets / Piri Thomas --
Dreaming in Cuban / Cristina Garcia --
Eagle and the serpent, The / Martin Luis Guzman --
Edge of the storm, The / Agustin Yanez --
Epitaph of a small winner / Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis --
Essays of Jorge Luis Borges, The / Jorge Luis Borges --
Eva Luna / Isabel Allende --
Explosion in a cathedral / Alejo Carpentier --
Face / Cecile Pineda --
Fair, The / Juan Jose Arreola --
Fiesta in November / Eduardo Mallea --
Fifth horseman, The / Jose Antonio Villarreal --
Final mist, The / Maria Luisa Bombal --
Flies, The / Mariano Azuela --
Foreign girl, The / Florencio Sanchez --
Fourteen sisters of Emilio Montez O'Brien, The / Oscar Hijuelos --
Fragmented life of Don Jacobo Lerner, The / Isaac Goldemberg --
From Cuba with a song / Severo Sarduy --
Futile life of Pito Perez, The / Jose Ruben Romero --
Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon / Jorge Amado --
Gaucho Martin Fierro, The / Jose Hernandez --
Gazapo / Gustavo Sainz --
Golden serpent, The / Ciro Alegria --
Green house, The / Mario Vargas Llosa --
He who searches / Luisa Valenzuela --
Heartbreak tango / Manuel Puig --
Hopscotch / Julio Cortazar. Hour of the star, The / Clarice Lispector --
House of the spirits, The / Isabel Allende --
House on Mango Street, The / Sandra Cisneros --
How the Garcia Girls lost their accents / Julia Alvarez --
Hunger of memory : the education of Richard Rodriguez / Richard Rodriguez --
I, the Supreme / Augusto Roa Bastos --
Infante's inferno / Guillermo Cabrera Infante --
Invention of Morel, The / Adolfo Bioy Casares --
Itching parrot, The / Jose Joaquin Fernandez de Lizardi --
Jubiaba / Jorge Amado --
Kingdom of this world, The / Alejo Carpentier --
Kiss of the spider woman / Manuel Puig --
Labyrinth of solitude : life and thought in Mexico, The / Octavio Paz --
Leaf storm / Gabriel Garcia Marquez --
Lean lands, The / Agustin Yanez --
Leaving home / Lionel G. Garcia --
Like water for chocolate : a novel in monthly installments with recipes, romances, and home remedies / Laura Esquivel --
Lizard's tail, The / Luisa Valenzuela --
Lost steps, The / Alejo Carpentier --
Love in the time of cholera / Gabriel Garcia Marquez --
Macho! / Victor Villasenor --
Macho Camacho's beat / Luis Rafael Sanchez --
Macunaima / Mario de Andrade --
Mambo kings play songs of love, The / Oscar Hijuelos --
Manual for Manuel, A / Julio Cortazar --
Memory of fire / Eduardo Galeano --
Men of maize / Miguel Angel Asturias --
Mixquiahuala letters, The / Ana Castillo --
Mulata / Miguel Angel Asturias --
No One Writes to the Colonel / Gabriel Garcia Marquez --
Obscene Bird of Night, The / Jose Donoso --
Old gringo, The / Carlos Fuentes --
On heroes and tombs / Ernesto Sabato --
One day of life / Manlio Argueta --
One hundred years of solitude / Gabriel Garcia Marquez --
Our house in the last world / Oscar Hijuelos --
Outsider, The / Ernesto Sabato --
Palace of the white skunks, The / Reinaldo Arenas --
Paradiso / Jose Lezama Lima --
Passion according to G.H., The / Clarice Lispector --
Pedro Paramo / Juan Rulfo --
Philosopher or dog? / Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis --
Plays of Dolores Prida, The / Dolores Prida --
Plays of Luis Rafael Sanchez, The / Luis Rafael Sanchez --
Plays of Luis Miguel Valdez, The / Luis Miguel Valdez --
Plum plum pickers, The / Raymond Barrio --
Pocho / Jose Antonio Villarreal --
Poetry of Jimmy Santiago Baca, The / Jimmy Santiago Baca --
Poetry of Ernesto Cardenal, The / Ernesto Cardenal --
Poetry of Rosario Castellanos, The / Rosario Castellanos --
Poetry of Lorna Dee Cervantes, The / Lorna Dee Cervantes --
Poetry of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, The / Juana Ines de la Cruz --
Poetry of Victor Hernandez Cruz, The / Victor Hernandez Cruz --
Poetry of Ruben Dario, The / Ruben Dario --
Poetry of Carlos Drummond de Andrade, The / Carlos Drummond de Andrade --
Poetry of Nicolas Guillen, The / Nicolas Guillen --
Poetry of Jose-Maria de Heredia, The / Jose-Maria de Heredia --
Poetry of Jose Marti, The / Jose Marti. Poetry of Gabriela Mistral, The / Gabriela Mistral --
Poetry of Pablo Neruda, The / Pablo Neruda --
Poetry of Judith Ortiz Cofer, The / Judith Ortiz Cofer --
Poetry of Heberto Padilla, The / Heberto Padilla --
Poetry of Nicanor Parra, The / Nicanor Parra --
Poetry of Octavio Paz, The / Octavio Paz --
Poetry of Alberto Rios, The / Alberto Rios --
Poetry of Luis Omar Salinas, The / Luis Omar Salinas --
Poetry of Gary Soto, The / Gary Soto --
Poetry of Cesar Vallejo, The / Cesar Vallejo --
Poetry of Bernice Zamora, The / Bernice Zamora --
Rain of gold / Victor Villasenor --
Rebellion in the backlands / Euclides da Cunha --
Senor Presidente, El / Miguel Angel Asturias --
Seven madmen, The / Roberto Arlt --
Shipyard, The / Juan Carlos Onetti --
Shrouded woman, The / Maria Luisa Bombal --
62 : a model kit / Julio Cortazar --
So far from God / Ana Castillo --
Son of man / Augusto Roa Bastos --
Spidertown : a novel / Abraham Rodriguez, Jr. --
Stories of Jorge Luis Borges, The / Jorge Luis Borges --
Stories of Rosario Castellanos, The / Rosario Castellanos --
Stories of Denise Chavez, The / Denise Chavez --
Stories of Julio Cortazar, The / Julio Cortazar --
Stories of Alberto Rios, The / Alberto Rios --
Stories of Tomas Rivera, The / Tomas Rivera --
Stories of Helena Maria Viramontes, The / Helena Maria Viramontes --
Storyteller, The / Mario Vargas Llosa --
Strong Wind / Miguel Angel Asturias --
Summer life, A / Gary Soto --
Tattoo the wicked cross / Floyd Salas --
Teachings of Don Juan : A Yaqui way of knowledge, The / Carlos Castaneda --
Tent of miracles / Jorge Amado --
Terra nostra / Carlos Fuentes --
This Sunday / Jose Donoso --
Three Marias, The / Rachel de Queiroz --
Three trapped tigers / Guillermo Cabrera Infante --
Time of the hero, The / Mario Vargas Llosa --
Underdogs, The / Mariano Azuela --
Valley, The / Rolando Hinojosa --
Villagers, The / Jorge Icaza --
Violent land, The / Jorge Amado --
Vision de Anahuac / Alfonso Reyes --
War of the end of the world, The / Mario Vargas Llosa --
Wedding, The / Mary Helen Ponce --
Where the air is clear / Carlos Fuentes --
Winners, The / Julio Cortazar --
Woman hollering creek and other Stories / Sandra Cisneros --
Working in the dark / Jimmy Santiago Baca --
Zarco, the bandit, El / Manuel Altamirano --
Zero / Ignacio de Loyola Brandao.
Responsibility: edited by Frank N. Magill.

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