The Cambridge History Of Latin American Literature by Roberto Gonzalez EchevarríaThe Cambridge History Of Latin American Literature by Roberto Gonzalez Echevarría

The Cambridge History Of Latin American Literature

EditorRoberto Gonzalez Echevarría, Enrique Pupo-Walker

Hardcover | September 13, 1996

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Volume 1 begins with pre-Columbian traditions and the first contact with European culture, and continues through to the end of the nineteenth century. New World historiography, epic poetry, theater, the novel, and the essay form are among the areas covered in this comprehensive and authoritative treatment.
Title:The Cambridge History Of Latin American LiteratureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:690 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 1.73 inPublished:September 13, 1996Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521340691

ISBN - 13:9780521340694


Table of Contents

List of contributors; General preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction to Volume 1; 1. A brief history of the history of Spanish American literature Roberto González Echevarría; 2. Cultures in contact: Mesoamerica, the Andes, and the European written tradition Rolena Adorno; 3. The first fifty years of Hispanic New World historiography: the Caribbean, Mexico, and Central America Stephanie Merrim; 4. Historians of the conquest and colonisation of the New World: 1550-1620 Kathleen Ross; 5. Historians of the colonial period: 1620-1700 David H. Bost; 6. Colonial lyric; 7. Epic poetry Margareta Pena; 8. Spanish American theatre of the colonial period Roberto González Echevarría; 9. Viceregal culture Asunción Lavrin; 10. The eighteenth century: narrative forms, scholarship, and learning Karen Stolley; 11. Lyric poetry of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Andrew Bush; 12. Spanish American theatre of the eighteenth century Frederick Luciani; 13. The nineteenth-century Spanish American novel Antonio Benítez Rojo; 14. The brief narrative in Spanish America: 1835-1915 Enrique Pupo-Walker; 15. The Spanish American theatre of the nineteenth century Frank Dauster; 16. The essay in Spanish South America: 1800 to Modernismo Nicolas Shumway; 17. The essay of nineteenth-century Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean Martin S. Stabb; 18. The gaucho genre Josefina Lúdmer; Index.

Editorial Reviews

"These works synthesize the achievements of Latin American literary studies and criticism over the past decades and provide fertile soil for future work in the field. They thus represent a sucessful attempt to move the discipline forward." Latin American Research Review