Spanish Short Stories 2: Parallel Text

Paperback | February 2, 1993

byGudie VariousEditorGudie Lawaetz

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This second volume of short stories contains more diverse and lively writing from the Spanish-speaking world, including Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes, Cuban author Norberto Fuentes, and Spanish native Ana María Matute. 

This highly entertaining selection of stories, together with a chapter from Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa’s novel Conversations in the Cathedral, explores stylistic contrasts and gives an insight into the cultural and social milieu of the Spanish-speaking world. With notes on unusual Spanish words and phrases, this is a recommended study aid for English and Spanish students.

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This second volume of short stories contains more diverse and lively writing from the Spanish-speaking world, including Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes, Cuban author Norberto Fuentes, and Spanish native Ana María Matute. This highly entertaining selection of stories, together with a chapter from Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa’s novel...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8 × 5.2 × 0.5 inPublished:February 2, 1993Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140033785

ISBN - 13:9780140033786

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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Table of Contents

Introduction

THE MAN WHO REPENTED
Ana Maria Matute (1925– ) translated by Philomena Ulyatt

AFTER THE PROCESSION
Jorge Edwards (1913– ) translated by Hardie St. Martin

AMALIA (from Conversacion en la catedral)
Mario Vargas Llosa (1936– ) translated by Hardie St. Martin

THE THUNDERBOX
Jorge Onetti (1931– ) translated by Gudie Lawaetz

THE COST OF LIVING
Carlos Fuentes (1928– ) translated by Alison Austin

CAPITAN DESCALZO
Norberto Fuentes (1943– ) translated by Vicky Ortiz

SHARE AND SHARE ALIKE
Norberto Fuentes (1943– ) translated by Vicky Ortiz

BALTHAZAR'S MARVELLOUS AFTERNOON
Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1928– ) translated by J.S. Bernstein

THE DISUSED DOOR
Julio Cortazar (1914–84) translated by Philomena Ulyatt

Notes on Spanish Texts