Dictionary of Mexican Literature

Dictionary of Mexican Literature

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Approximately 600 entries represent the major writers, literary schools, and cultural movements in the history of Mexican literature. The volume features bibliographical, biographical, and critical material, placing each work in its cultural and historical framework. Works are selected for inclusion on the basis of their relative significance to an understanding and appreciation of the rich diversity within Mexican literature. Author profiles, descriptions, occasional critiques of works, and a look at the cultural background against which the literature evolved enrich this introduction to the unique literary artistry of Mexico.
This volume features more than 600 entries representing the major writers, literary schools, and cultural movements in the history of Mexican literature. It contains bibliographical, biographical, and critical material.

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Some 500 entries cover the most important writers, literary schools, and cultural movements in Mexican literary history, with an emphasis on the figures of the 20th century. Specifically oriented toward an English-speaking public, the dictionary presents Mexican literature in its cultural and historical context. The entries are of varying length, determined by the relative importance of the writer or the literary movement. Each biographical entry contains factual information about the writer's life and works, plus a list of works and a secondary bibliography. The more extensive entries also provide a critical perspective of the writer. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Baker
& Taylor

Provides entries for important writers, literary schools, and cultural movements in Mexican literary history, discussing major works, biographical sketches, and more

Publisher: Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 1992
ISBN: 9780313262715
0313262713
Branch Call Number: R 860.9 DIC
Characteristics: xliii, 768p. ; 25cm
Additional Contributors: Cortes, Eladio

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