Literatures of Latin America

Literatures of Latin America

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For courses in Latin American Literature, World Literature, and Non-Western Literature. This extraordinary anthology gathers together a broad selection of representative, authoritative writings-spanning antiquity to the present-from the non-Western civilizations of Latin America. It combines extensive introductions, headnotes, and bibliographies with excellent literary translations of the best contemporary and classical writers. The selections reflect literary, religious, and philosophical traditions and reveal-despite cultural differences-the universality of life experiences.show more

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  • Paperback | 475 pages
  • 155.4 x 228.6 x 14.2mm | 408.24g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Longman Inc
  • New Jersey, United States
  • English
  • 0130613606
  • 9780130613608

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NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE OF PRE-COLUMBIAN AND LATER PERIODS. Introduction. Quechua Language. Apu Inca Atawallpman (poem) (Peru) (16th century). The Huarochiri Manuscript (prose narration) (Peru) (1608). Zithuwa Hymns (Peru) (1575?). Afu Ollantay (song) (Peru) (1700). Folk Songs and Poems (Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador) (16th-20th centuries). Folk Tales (Peru) (20th century). Carib Languages. Watunna: An Orinoco Creation Cycle (oral creation myth) (Venezuela) (1950). Maya Language. Chilam Balam Book of Chumayel (religious narration) (Mexico) (1780). Ritual of the Bacabs (shaman cure) (Mesoamerica) (1650). X-Kolom-Che (song) (Mexico) (18th century). Quiche-Maya Language. from Popol Vuh (religious narration) (Guatemala, Mexico) (1558). Nahuatl Language. Tlatelolco Annals (chronicles) (Mexico) (1528). The Aztec Priests Speech (poem) (Mexico) (1524). Twenty Sacred Hymns (Mexico) (1554). Legend of the Suns (epic poem) (Mexico) (1558). Cuauhtitlan Annals (chronicles) (Mexico) (1570). Florentine Codex (poetry and prose) (Mexico) (1579). Cantares Mexicanos (songs) (Mexico) (16th century). Yancuic Tlahtolli: The New World (poems) (Mexico) (1990). DISCOVERY, CONQUEST, AND THE COLONIES. Christopher Columbus (ship's log) (Italy/Spain/Espanola) (1451?-1506). Bartolome de Las Casas (history) (Spain/Mexico) (1474-1566). Bernal Diaz del Castillo (chronicle) (Spain/Mexico) (1496-1560). The Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (history) (Peru/Spain) (1539-1616). Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz (poems and letter) (Mexico) (1651-1691). NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURIES. Domingo Faustino Sarmiento (biography) (Argentina) (1811-1888). Ricardo Palma (tales) (Peru) (1833- 1919). Jose Hernandez (epic verse) (Argentina) (1834-1886). Machado de Assis (novels) (Brazil) (1839-1908). Jose Marti (poems) (Cuba) (1853-1895). Ruben Dario (poems) (Nicaragua) (1867-1916). Ramon Lopez Velarde (poems) (Mexico) (1880-1921). Ricardo Guiraldes (novel) (Argentina) (1886-1927). Manuel Bandeira (poems) (Brazil) (1886-1968). Gabriela Mistral (poems) (Chile) (1889-1957). Cesar Vallejo (poems) (Peru) (1892-1938). Alfonsina Storni (poems) (Argentina) (1892-1938). Vicente Huidobro (poems) (Chile) (1893-1948). Miguel Angel Asturias (story) (Guatemala) (1899-1974). Jorge Luis Borges (parables, stories, poems) (Argentina) (1899-1986). Cecilia Meireles (poems) (Brazil) (1901-1964). Carlos Drumond de Andrade (poems) (Brazil) (1902-1987). Alejo Carpentier (stories) (Cuba) (1904-1980). Joao Guimaraes Rosa (story) (Brazil) (1908-1967). Juan Carlos Onetti (story) (Uruguay) (1909-1994). Jorge Amado (novel) (Brazil) (1912-2001). Leon Damas (poems) (French Guiana) (1912-1978). Vincius De Moraes (poem) (Brazil) (1913-1980). Aime Cesaire (poems) (Martinique) (1913-). Julia De Burgos (poems) (Puerto Rico) (1914-1953). Julio Cortazar (stories) (Argentina) (1914-1984). Octavio Paz (poems) (Mexico) (1914-1998). Nicanor Parra (poems) (Chile) (1914-). Juan Rulfo (story) (Mexico) (1918-1986). Juan Jose Arreola (fable) (Mexico) (1918-2001). Joao Cabral de Melo Neto (poems) (Brazil) (1920-1999). Derek Walcott (epic poem) (San Lucia/United States) (1930-). Clarice Lispector (story) (Brazil) (1925-1977). Jose Donoso (novel) (Chile) (1924-). Jaime Sabines (poems) (Mexico) (1926-1999). Ernesto Cardenal (poem) (Nicaragua) (1925-). Rosario Castellanos (poems, story) (Mexico) (1925-1974). Rene Depestre (poem) (Haiti) (1926-). Carlos Fuentes (story) (Mexico) (1928-). Gabriel Garcia Marquez (novel, stories) (Colombia) (1928-). Guillermo Cabrera Infante (novel) (Cuba) (1929-). V. S. Naipaul (novel) (Trinidad) (1932-). Luisa Valenzuela (story) (Argentina) (1938-). Jose Emilio Pacheco (poems) (Mexico) (1939-). Gustavo Sainz (novel) (Mexico) (1940-). Isabel Allende (stories) (Chile) (1942-). Reinaldo Arenas (novel) (Cuba) (1943-1990). Jamaica Kincaid (stories) (Antigua/United States) (1949-). Laura Esquivel (novel) (Mexico) (1950-). Giannina Braschi (prose poems) (Puerto Rico) (1953-).show more

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