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Spanish American literature since Independence. by Franco, Jean.

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Published by Ernest Benn Ltd, Barnes and Noble in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Spanish American literature -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

SeriesA Literary history of Spain
LC ClassificationsPQ7081 .F643 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 306 p.
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5455013M
ISBN 100064922383, 0064922375
LC Control Number73157228

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Latin American literature consists of the oral and written literature of Latin America in several languages, particularly in Spanish, Portuguese, and the indigenous languages of the Americas as well as literature of the United States written in the Spanish language. It rose to particular prominence globally during the second half of the 20th century, largely due to the international success of. The literature of Spanish America. A Critical Anthology. Vol. I: The Colonial Period. (Garcilaso de la Vega, J. Rodríguez Freile, Bernardo de Balbuena, Pedro de Oña, Amarilis, Gaspar de Villarroel, Miguel de Guevara, Luis de Tejeda, Hernando Domínguez Camargo, Jacinto de Evia, Luis de Sandoval y Zapata, Juan de Espinosa Medrano, Francisco Núñez de Pineda, Carlos de Siguenza y Góngora. The Spanish-American War lasted less than four months for the United States; however for Cuba this was only a small part of their War of Independence from Spain, which went through many phases starting with the Ten Years’ War and lasted almost 20 years. “For Sayonara, literally translated, 'Since it must be so,' of all the good-bys I have heard is the most the Auf Wiedershens and Au revoirs, it does not try to cheat itself by any bravado 'Till we meet again,' any sedative to postpone the pain of does not evade the issue like the sturdy blinking ll is a father's good-by.

This is a revised, updated edition of Jean Franco's classic Introduction to Spanish-American Literature, first published in 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 Cited by: This magnificent narrative of the processes of independence between and across Spanish America fills a hole that has gaped in the English-language historiography ever since the end of the armed conflicts that brought formal Spanish colonialism to an end in the republics that today are Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica Cited by: 8.   Toward a Modern Tongue. At the end of the 19th century, as the wars of independence were bearing fruit, the Spanish Empire faced its collapse. This became evident during the Spanish-American War of , when Spain faced the loss of some of its last remaining territories, including Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines, and the United States, a nascent global force, become the Author: Ilan Stavans. Latin American literature - Latin American literature - The 18th century: Following the War of the Spanish Succession (–14), the first Spanish Bourbons set out to put their kingdoms in order and to win the hearts and minds of their subjects. Philip V (–24, –46), Luis I (), and Ferdinand VI (–59) enacted new tax laws, overhauled domestic and international defense.

The literature produced by the Spanish-speaking peoples of Mexico, Central America, Cuba and adjacent islands, and of South America with the notable exceptions of Brazil (whose speech is Portuguese) and the Guianas. In the main the methods and the ideals of the Spanish-American writers, whether those of the colonial period or those of the period which has elapsed since the various American. Spanish America After Independence, Spanish Colonization to Subjecthood in the Atlantic World Sugar in the Atlantic World Textiles in the Atlantic World Texts, Printing, and the Book The American West The French Lesser Antilles Theater Tobacco. Original title: A literary history of Spain: Spanish American literature since independence. Translated by: Alberto Corazón. Description: pages ; 21 cm. Series Title: Letras e ideas: instrumenta 7: Other Titles: Spanish American literature since Independence. Responsibility: Jean Franco. Through these three writers and through the fantastic tales with which Borges changed the course of Spanish-American literature, Garc'a Marquez discovers two kinds of fantastic writing: The first is the supernatural, where events contrary to reality take place (the world of Kafka's Metamorphosis, of vampires, of the flying carpets in Thousand and One Nights), and the other is the folkloric.