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An introduction to Spanish-American literature

Author: Jean Franco
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This is a revised, updated edition of Jean Franco's classic, first published in 1969 and much recommended ever since. Its coverage ranges from colonial times to the present day, the later chapters having been radically rewritten to take account of the most recent developments in both literature and criticism. English translations are provided for Spanish quotations in the text, and the extensively updated reading  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Franco
ISBN: 0521444799 9780521444798 0521449235 9780521449236
OCLC Number: 30476445
Description: xii, 390 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Independence and literary emancipation --
Literature and nationalism --
Literature and American experience --
To change society --
Modernism --
The rediscovery of the New World --
Regionalism in the novel and short story --
Realism and the novel: its application to social protest and indianist writing --
The avant-garde in poetry --
Theatre --
Modern fiction.
Responsibility: Jean Franco.
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This is a revised, updated edition of Jean Franco's classic, first published in 1969 and much recommended ever since. Its coverage ranges from colonial times to the present day, the later chapters having been radically rewritten to take account of the most recent developments in both literature and criticism. English translations are provided for Spanish quotations in the text, and the extensively updated reading lists of primary and secondary material refer not only to Spanish texts but also, where available, to editions in English.

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