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Understanding Roberto Bolaño

Author: Ricardo Gutiérrez Mouat
Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina : The University of South Carolina Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Understanding modern European and Latin American literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Understanding Roberto Bolaño, Ricardo Gutiérrez-Mouat offers a comprehensive analysis of this critically acclaimed Chilean poet and novelist whose work brought global attention to Latin American literature in the 1960s unseen since the rise of García Márquez and magic realism. Best known for The Savage Detectives, winner of the Rómulo Gallegos Prize; the novella By Night in Chile; and the posthumously  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gutiérrez Mouat, Ricardo.
Understanding Roberto Bolaño.
Columbia, South Carolina : University of South Carolina Press, 2016
(DLC) 2016028279
Named Person: Roberto Bolaño; Roberto Bolaño; Roberto Bolaño; Roberto Bolaño
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ricardo Gutiérrez Mouat
ISBN: 9781611176483 1611176484
OCLC Number: 927379978
Description: xvii, 238 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Cover; Understanding Roberto Bolaño; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Series Editor's Preface ; Acknowledgments ; A Note on Translations ; Chronology ; 1. Bolaño's Life and Works ; 2. Bolaño the Poet ; 3. The Turn to Fiction: Bolaño's Early Novels (1981-93). 4. Siamese Twins: Nazi Literature in the Americas and Distant Star 5. Bolaño's Breakthrough: The Savage Detectives ; 6. Two Dramatic Monologues: Amulet and By Night in Chile ; 7. The Stories and a Short Lumpen Novel ; 8. 2666: Bolaño's Global Novel ; Conclusion ; Notes ; Bibliography.
Series Title: Understanding modern European and Latin American literature.
Responsibility: Ricardo Gutiérrez-Mouat.

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