Short Stories In Spanish: New Penguin Parallel Text

Paperback | January 1, 2001

byJohn R Various, John L. King

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Reflecting the variety of modern Spanish literature, these stories range from the sharp insights of Gabriel García Marquez's "María dos Prazeres" to Isabel Allende's powerful evocation of the oral traditions of the Amerindian "Walimai," the deceptive simplicity of Javier Marías's "On the Honeymoon," and the philosophical speculation of Laura Freixas's "Absurd Ending."

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 Smell the unfiltered essence of the story with New Penguin Parallel Text: Short Stories in Spanish. This new volume of 10 shorts offers students of Spanish at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a variety of contemporary literature without having to refer constantly to a dictionary. From the sharp insights of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s ...

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Reflecting the variety of modern Spanish literature, these stories range from the sharp insights of Gabriel García Marquez's "María dos Prazeres" to Isabel Allende's powerful evocation of the oral traditions of the Amerindian "Walimai," the deceptive simplicity of Javier Marías's "On the Honeymoon," and the philosophical speculation of...

Format:PaperbackPublished:January 1, 2001Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140265414

ISBN - 13:9780140265415

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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Table of Contents

Short Stories in Spanish - New Penguin Parallel Text - Edited by John R. King Introduction
Eva's Indifference
Soledad Puértolas (1947- )
Translated by John R. King
A Literary Tea Party
Julio Ramón Ribeyro (1929- )
Translated by Clive Griffin
On the Honeymoon
Javier Marias (1951- )
Translated by Eric Southworth
Waliamai
Isabel Allende (1942- )
Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden
Maria dos Prazeres
Gabriel García Márquez (1928- )
Translated by Edith Grossman
Las Amigas
Carlos Fuentes (1928- )
Translated by Alfred Mac Adam
Absurd Ending
Laura Freixas (1958- )
Translated by John R. King
The Possessed
Antonio Muñez Molina (1956- )
Translated by John R. King
Second Time Round
Julio Cortázar (1914-84)
Translated by Clive Griffin
Syllabus
Juan Benet (1927-93)
Translated by Eric Southworth
Notes on Spanish Texts
Acknowledgments

From Our Editors

 Smell the unfiltered essence of the story with New Penguin Parallel Text: Short Stories in Spanish. This new volume of 10 shorts offers students of Spanish at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a variety of contemporary literature without having to refer constantly to a dictionary. From the sharp insights of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Maria dos Prazeres to the deceptive simplicity of Javier Marias’ On the Honeymoon, this literary survey, complete with notes, makes exceptional reading in either language.