World Literature in Spanish: An Encyclopedia

World Literature in Spanish: An Encyclopedia

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Providing a thorough introduction to Spanish-language literature worldwide and across time is a tall order. However, World Literature in Spanish: An Encyclopedia contains roughly 850 entries on both major and minor authors, themes, genres, and topics of Spanish literature from the Middle Ages to the present day, affording an amazingly comprehensive reference collection in a single work. This encyclopedia describes the growing diversity within national borders, the increasing interdependence among nations, and the myriad impacts of Spanish literature across the globe. All countries that produce literature in Spanish in Europe, Africa, the Americas, and Asia are represented, covering both canonical authors and emerging contemporary writers and trends. Underrepresented writingsa€”such as texts by women writers, queer and Afro-Hispanic texts, children's literature, and works on relevant but less studied topics such as sports and nationalisma€”also appear. While writings throughout the centuries are covered, those of the 20th and 21st centuries receive special consideration.... Manual of the Inquisitor (Pen Iƒafort), 516 La Pradera de San Isidro (The Prairie of San Isidro) (Cruz), 338, 952 Prado, ... 60, 469, 679, 692, 967 El presidente que no fue (The President Who Never was) (Bonasso), 120 Prestol Castillo, Freddy, anbsp;...

Title:World Literature in Spanish: An Encyclopedia
Author:Maureen Ihrie, Salvador Oropesa
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2011-10-20


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