The Oxford Book of Latin American Essays

The Oxford Book of Latin American Essays

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This anthology of Latin American essays has been collated to reflect the intellectual, critical and self-reflexive side of the Latin American mind while retaining the features which distinguish the area's fiction - the rich language and metaphor and the imaginative bravado. The essays include: Baldomero Sanin Cano's critique of Theodore Roosevelt; Ezequiel Martinez Estrada's reading of Thoreau; Pablo Neruda's Nobel acceptance speech; Mario Vargas Llosa's analysis of the destruction of the Incas; Isabel Allende's and Carlos Fuentes's personal accounts of their writing; Gabriel Garcia Marquez's repudiation of the umbrella; and Rosario Ferre's assessement of the role of the more

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  • Hardback | 530 pages
  • 149.86 x 218.44 x 43.18mm | 771.1g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195092341
  • 9780195092349

About Ilan Stavans

Ilan Stavans, a novelist and critic, teaches at Amherst College. His books include The Hispanic Condition, Art and Anger, and The One-Handed Pianist and Other Stories. He has been nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award and is the recipient of the Latino Literature more

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