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Masterworks of Latin American short fiction : eight novellas

Author: Cass Canfield, Jr.Gabriel García MárquezAna Lydia VegaG Cabrera InfanteÁlvaro MutisAll authors
Publisher: New York : Icon Editions, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Translations of works by eminent writers (Cabrera Infante, Carpentier, Cortázar, García Márquez, Guimarães Rosa, Felisberto Hernández, Mutis, Ana Lydia Vega) reprinted from previous editions. Accomplished, excellent translators in all cases. Strong locating introduction by Stavans describes trajectory of novella in Latin America, historical antecedents, and current practices. Short bio-bibliographies of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Translations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Masterworks of Latin American short fiction.
New York : Icon Editions, ©1996
(OCoLC)605303112
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cass Canfield, Jr.; Gabriel García Márquez; Ana Lydia Vega; G Cabrera Infante; Álvaro Mutis; Alejo Carpentier; Julio Cortázar; João Guimarães Rosa; Felisberto Hernández
ISBN: 0064315029 9780064315029 0064309843 9780064309844
OCLC Number: 35553633
Language Note: Translated from Spanish or Portuguese.
Description: xxii, 385 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The incredible and sad tale of innocent Eréndira and her heartless grandmother / Gabriel García Márquez --
Miss Florence's trunk / Ana Lydia Vega --
I heard her sing / G. Cabrera Infante --
The snow of the admiral / Alvaro Mutis --
The road to Santiago / Alejo Carpentier --
The pursuer / Julio Cortázar --
My uncle, the jaguar / João Guimarães Rosa --
The daisy dolls / Felisberto Hernández.
Responsibility: edited by Cass Canfield, Jr. ; introduction by Ilan Stavans.

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A collection of Latin American short fiction which is designed to enable readers to savour an individual writer's style and vision. These eight novellas are by some of Latin America's most popular  Read more...

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