Argentina: A Traveler's Literary Companion (Traveler's Literary Companion 20)
By: Jill Gibian (author)Paperback
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This vital collection of stories, vignettes, and prose poems takes readers on a literary journey that climbs the Andes Mountains, navigates the great River Plate, and traverses the expansive plains of the Pampas. Moving beyond the cultural icons associated with Argentina (such as gauchos, tango, and mate), these works reflect the country's strong cultural and literary traditions, challenging readers' imaginations while rousing their emotions. The book's handy pocket size makes it an ideal companion for visitors to Argentina.
Jill Gibian is a professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies at Eastern Oregon University. As a Fulbright Scholar, she has been committed to studying and translating the literature and culture of the River Plate region. She is particularly interested in questions of memory and national identity.
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