Books in category Literary Criticism – Caribbean & Latin American

  • Alejo Carpentier

    Alejo Carpentier
    Roberto González Echevarría

    Alejo Carpentier: The Pilgrim at Home, first published in 1977 and updated for this edition, covers the life and works of the great Cuban novelist, offering a new perspective on the relationship between the two.

  • Monsters Tricksters and Sacred Cows

    Monsters, Tricksters, and Sacred Cows
    Albert James Arnold

    This book will appeal to the general reader and will attract a wide readership in folklore and cultural anthropology as well as in Caribbean and Latin American studies, comparative literature, and history.

  • Narrative Mutations

    Narrative Mutations
    Rudyard J. Alcocer

    In this book, Rudyard Alcocer offers a theory of Caribbean narrative, accounting for the complex interactions between scientific and literary discourses while expanding the horizons of narrative studies in general.

  • Contemporary Travel Writing of Latin America

    Contemporary Travel Writing of Latin America
    Claire Lindsay

    This book takes a new approach to travel writing about Latin America by examining ‘domestic’ journey narratives that have been produced by travellers from the continent itself and largely in Spanish.

  • Invisible Work

    Invisible Work
    Efraín Kristal

    " In an age where many discussions of translation revolve around the dichotomy faithful/unfaithful, this book will surprise and delight even Borges's closest readers and critics.

  • Reclaiming Difference

    Reclaiming Difference
    Carine M. Mardorossian

    In Reclaiming Difference, Carine Mardorossian examines the novels of four women writers–Jean Rhys (Dominica/UK), Maryse Cond (Guadeloupe/USA), Edwidge Danticat (Haiti/USA), and Julia Alvarez (Dominican Republic/USA)–showing how their …

  • La flor de lis

    La “flor de lis”
    Elena Poniatowska

    Mariana er en lille fransk hertuginde, som under 2. verdenskrig må forlade sin trygge tilværelse og flygte sammen med andre familiemedlemmer til Mexico. Da faderen slutter sig til dem efter krigen, er det ikke udelukkende idyl

  • Para Roberto Bola o

    Para Roberto Bolaño
    Jorge Herralde

    Compiled by Jorge Herralde, who was not only his editor but his close friend, this work provides an intimate look at both Bolaños's work and his personality.

  • The Routledge Companion to Latino a Literature

    The Routledge Companion to Latino/a Literature
    Suzanne Bost, Frances R. Aparicio

    This collection provides a map of the critical issues central to the discipline, as well as uncovering new perspectives and new directions for the development of the field.

  • The Oxford Book of Latin American Short Stories

    The Oxford Book of Latin American Short Stories
    Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria

    This collection brings together 53 stories that span the history of Latin American literature and represent the most dazzling achievements in the form.

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