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Contemporary Latin American short stories

Author: Pat McNeesMachado de AssisRubén DaríoLeopoldo LugonesHoracio QuirogaAll authors
Publisher: New York : Fawcett Columbine, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Ballantine Books trade edView all editions and formats
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Striking in its imagery, its history, and its breathtaking scope, Latin American fiction has finally come into its own throughout the world. Collected in this brilliant volume are thirty-five of the finest writers of this century, including: Jorge Luis Borges Carlos Fuentes Julio Cortazar Miguel Angel Asturias Gabriel Garcia Marquez Jorge Amado Octavio Paz Juan Bosch Jose Donoso Horacio Quiroga Mario Vargas Llosa  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
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Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pat McNees; Machado de Assis; Rubén Darío; Leopoldo Lugones; Horacio Quiroga; Rómulo Gallegos; Miguel Angel Asturias; Jorge Icaza; Juan Bosch; Jorge Amado; Roberto Arlt; Jorge Luis Borges; Alejo Carpentier; Octavio Paz; Julio Cortázar; João Guimarães Rosa; Juan José Arreola; Augusto Roa Bastos; Hernando Téllez; Adolfo Bioy Casares; María Luisa Bombal; Juan Rulfo; Carlos Fuentes; Gabriel García Márquez; José Donoso; Clarice Lispector; René Marqués; Juan Carlos Onetti; Mario Benedetti; Pedro Juan Soto; G Cabrera Infante; Norberto Fuentes; Mario Vargas Llosa; Manuel Puig
ISBN: 0449912264 9780449912263
OCLC Number: 36038052
Description: 379 pages : map ; 21 cm
Contents: Midnight mass / Joaquim Mariá Machado de Assis --
The case of Señorita Amelia / Rubén Darío --
Yzur / Leopoldo Lugones --
How the flamingoes got their stockings / Horacio Quiroga --
Peace on high / Rómulo Gallegos --
Legend of "El Cadejo" / Miguel Ángel Asturias --
Big precipice / Jorge Icaza --
Two dollars worth of water / Juan Bosch --
Sweat / Jorge Amado --
Small-time property owners / Roberto Arlt --
Death and the compass / Jorge Luis Borges --
Journey back to the source / Alejo Carpentier --
The blue bouquet / Octavio Paz --
Letter to a young lady in Paris / Julio Cortázar --
The third bank of the river / João Guimarães Rosa --
I'm telling you the truth / Juan José Arreola --
The vacant lot / Augusto Roa Bastos --
Just lather, that's all / Hernando Téllez --
A letter about Emilia / Adolfo Bioy Casares --
The tree / María Luisa Bombal --
Talpa / Juan Rulfo --
The doll queen / Carlos Fuentes --
Balthazar's marvelous afternoon / Gabriel García Márquez --
Paseo / José Donoso --
The imitation of the rose / Clarice Lispector --
Island in Manhattan / René Marqués --
Welcome, Bob / Juan Carlos Onetti --
Gloria's Saturday / Mario Benedetti --
The innocents / Pedro Juan Soto --
Nest, door, neighbors / Guillermo Cabrera Infante --
Honor cleaned / Norberto Fuentes --
Sunday / Mario Vargas Llosa --
A meeting / Manuel Puig --
Ernesto's mother / Abelardo Castillo --
Mourning / José Agustín.
Responsibility: edited by Pat McNees.
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Striking in its imagery, its history, and its breathtaking scope, Latin American fiction has finally come into its own throughout the world. Collected in this brilliant volume are thirty-five of the finest writers of this century, including: Jorge Luis Borges Carlos Fuentes Julio Cortazar Miguel Angel Asturias Gabriel Garcia Marquez Jorge Amado Octavio Paz Juan Bosch Jose Donoso Horacio Quiroga Mario Vargas Llosa Abelardo Castillo Guillermo Cabrera Infante.

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