The Tradition of Magical Realism and the Achievement of Four Major Latin American Writers: Pablo Neruda, Mario Vargas Llosa, Carlos Fuentes, and Gabri

The Tradition of Magical Realism and the Achievement of Four Major Latin American Writers: Pablo Neruda, Mario Vargas Llosa, Carlos Fuentes, and Gabri

By: Raphael Comprone (author), Henry Sussman (foreword_author)Hardback

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This study provides insights into the Latin American literary tradition by analyzing the diverse views of eminent and lesser known writers. The author's use of critical theory - psychoanalysis, phenomenology, Bakhtin, Marx. postmodernism. and post-structuralism - enables scholars to link the study of world literature and contemporary trends in literary theory.

About Author

Dr. Raphael Comprone is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at Saint Paul's College in Lawrenceville, Virginia. He received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from SUNY Buffalo.

Contents

Foreword by Henry Sussman; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Pablo Neruda: The Struggle for Historical Self-Consciousness in Alturas de Macchu Picchu; 2. Mario Vargas Llosa: Betrayal, Pere-version, and The Twisted Other in In Praise of the Stepmother and Los cuadernos de don Rigoberto; 3. Carlos Fuentes' Aura: A Window Into An Other Reality; 4. The Estranged Other and Dialogic Imagination in Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Cronica de una muerte anunciada; 5. Lo real maravilloso and Magic Realism in Latin American Literature; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773450165
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780773450165
  • ISBN10: 0773450165

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