A comprehensive, encyclopedic guide to the authors, works, and topics crucial to the literature of Central and South America and the Caribbean, the Encyclopedia of Latin American Literature includes over 400 entries written by experts in the field of Latin American studies. Most entries are of 1500 words but the encyclopedia also includes survey articles of up to 10, 000 words on the literature of individual countries, of the colonial period, and of ethnic minorities, including the Hispanic communities in the United States. Besides presenting and illuminating the traditional canon, the encyclopedia also stresses the contribution made by women authors and by contemporary writers. Outstanding Reference Source Outstanding Reference BookArreolaa#39;s reputation, rightly, rests on his short prose pieces, particularly the texts contained in Confabulano, 1952. ... Many of Arreolaa#39;s most famous stories have a timeless and inscrutable quality, recalling the angst-ridden emptiness of theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of Latin American Literature|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 1997-03-26|