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From Origins to 1700 by
Call Number: Main Library Stacks PQ6057 .S68 2001
Publication Date: 2000-12-27
First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Spanish Literature by
Call Number: Main Library Stacks PQ6037 .L33 2010
Publication Date: 2010-09-25
Spanish literature has given the world the figures of Don Quixote and Don Juan, and is responsible for the "invention" of the novel in the 16th century. The medieval period produced literature in Castilian, Catalan, Galician, Latin, Arabic, and Hebrew, and today there is a flourishing literature in Catalan, Galician, and Basque as well as in Castilian--the language that has became known as "Spanish." Moreover, a multilayered history of exile has produced a transnational literary output, while writers in Spain have engaged with European cultural trends. This Very Short Introduction explores this rich literary history, which resonates with contemporary debates on transnationalism and cultural diversity. The book sheds much light on the ways in which Spanish literature has been read, in and outside Spain, explaining misconceptions, outlining the insights of recent scholarship, and suggesting new readings. It highlights the precocious modernity of much early modern Spanish literature, and shows how the gap between modern ideas and social reality stimulated creative literary responses in subsequent periods and how contemporary writers have adjusted to Spain's recent accelerated modernisation.
From 1700 to the Present by
Call Number: Main Library Stacks PQ6072 .S735 2001
Publication Date: 2000-12-27
This collection features critical articles clustered around major literary figures and organized to reflect the common chronological and period divisions of the academic curriculum. The articles are in (predominantly) English and Spanish.
Historia de la Literatura Portuguesa
Call Number: Main Library Stacks PQ9012 .H57 2000
For those interested in Latin American literature, this is a very good collection of books that started being published in the early 80's under the auspices of UNESCO, with the world-wide participation of the most prestigious scholarly centers of research/publication. This collection has published critical editions of the master works of Latin American literature; comparing editions and with an evaluative/critical apparatus. It can be accessed entering in the search the name of the collection. The searcher can browse the collection to find the different books, which have been cataloged separately with individual call numbers.
Latin American and Caribbean Literature
Literature of Latin America by
Call Number: Main Library Stacks PQ7081 .O33 2004
Publication Date: 2004-07-30
Many readers have already discovered the magic of Garcia Marquez's "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and the allure of Allende's "The House of the Spirits." By examining such popular works and introducing a host of lesser-known Latin American writers and their fiction, this volume helps readers navigate the rich and varied culture at the heart of Latin American literature. Going beyond the usual literary criticism, this book considers works of Latin American literature not only in terms of literary merit, but also with regard to their place in the literary heritage. It also examines the cultural messages we can learn from both historic and contemporary works. This volume, taken as a whole, provides a wealth of information with the depth and authority demanded for serious research. At the same time, the book is structured with chronological and topical organization, so that each chapter can be read and enjoyed independently. The analysis is written with clarity and accessibility for the nonspecialists, and all terms are defined, to help students and their teachers better appreciate the Latin American writers, their novels, and the cultures that shaped them. Ten teachers were consulted on the content to ensure that the works and authors covered met student needs and interests. A timeline of historical events, and further suggested readings lend further assistance to readers who want to research and fully understand the historical and cultural significance behind these literary works.
La Gran Novela Latinoamericana by
Call Number: Main Library Stacks PQ7082 .N7 F7982 2011
Publication Date: 2011-11-21
In this essay, Carlos Fuentes proposes an exciting journey through the evolution of the Latin American novelan expedition that spans over six centuries, from the discovery of the Americas to this day. Those who embark on this trip will come across the greatest Latin American literary figures, their constant themes, and the penchant to cannibalize and carnivalize” history to create literary and artistic forms that come together paying no regard to rules or genres. An authoritative work of reference and study, the essay covers names such as Borges, Neruda, Cortázar, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Sandoval, Zapata, Gorostiza, and Lezama Lima.