An Introduction To Spanish-american Literature by Jean FrancoAn Introduction To Spanish-american Literature by Jean Franco

An Introduction To Spanish-american Literature

byJean Franco

Paperback | March 31, 1995

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This is a revised, updated edition of Jean Franco's classic Introduction to Spanish-American Literature, first published in 1969 and much recommended ever since. Its coverage ranges from colonial times to the present day, the later chapters having been radically rewritten to take account of the most recent developments in both literature and criticism. English translations are provided for Spanish quotations in the text, and the extensively updated reading lists of primary and secondary material refer not only to Spanish texts but also, where available, to editions in English.
Title:An Introduction To Spanish-american LiteratureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:404 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.91 inPublished:March 31, 1995Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521449235

ISBN - 13:9780521449236


Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Independence and literary emancipation; 2. Literature and nationalism; 3. Literature and American experience; 4. To change society; 5. Modernism; 6. The rediscovery of the New World; 7. Regionalism in the novel and short story; 8. Realism and the novel; 9. The Avant-Garde in poetry; 10. Theatre; 11. Modern fiction; Conclusion; Notes; Reading lists; Index of authors.

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