Novels from Spanish and Portuguese-speaking Latin America are read in translation all over the world. This Companion offers a broad overview of the novel's history and analyzes in depth several representative works by, for example, Gabriel Garc a M rquez, Machado de Assis, Isabel Allende and Mario Vargas Llosa. Indispensable to students of Latin American studies, of comparative literature and of the development of the novel as genre, the book features a comprehensive bibliography and chronology and concludes with an essay about the success of Latin American novels in translation.
Author: Efraín Kristal Publisher: Cambridge University Press Published: 05/26/2005 Pages: 360 Binding Type: Hardcover Weight: 1.49lbs Size: 9.16h x 6.12w x 1.08d ISBN: 9780521825337
About the Author Kristal, Efraín: - Efraín Kristal is Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Los Angeles.