The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Latin American and Caribbean Literature attracts jointly entries on all facets of literature together with authors, critics, significant works, magazines, genres, faculties and activities in those areas from the start of the 20 th century to the current day. With greater than two hundred entries written via a staff of foreign participants this reference covers the preferred to the esoteric, together with entries on: Delmira Agustini; best-sellers; Norge Espinosa; old novel; modernism; Leonardo Padura; poetry; Juan Rulfo; Juan Pablo Sutherland; and translation. The ebook will be a invaluable reference source for these learning Latin American and/or Caribbean literature in addition to being of curiosity to these following Spanish or Portuguese language classes.
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One of many first writers attracted to the multicultural and various global of huge Colombian towns, his novels ensue in Cali, Colombia (Colombia’s 3rd biggest city). His characters are beings who navigate via medicines, nightclubs, prostitution, underground song and the outskirts of the town. Caicedo’s such a lot winning novel, Que´ viva los angeles mu´sica (Long dwell song) (1977) tells the tale of an blameless younger lady who comprises herself within the underworld of Cali. His narrative introduces the tragedy of city formative years surrounded by means of anarchy, violence and corruption, a subject that has been lately rediscovered by means of new Colombian narrators. additional studying Caicedo, Andre´s (1977) Que´ viva l. a. mu´sica, Bogota´: Instituto Colombiano de cultura, Santafe´ de Bogota´. Cobo Borda, Juan Gustavo (1977) ‘Andre´s Caicedo: Narrador y crı´tico’, Magazı´n Dominical – El Espectador, Bogota´, 22 could: 10. Williams, Raymond (1983) ‘Andre´s Caicedo’s ¡Que´ viva los angeles mu´sica! : Interpretation and the Fictionalized Reader’, Revista de estudios hispa´nicos 1: forty three. ALVARO BERNAL author and playwright Cairo grew up in Suriname. His first e-book used to be in Sranan Tongo, a Surinamese creole, yet he later became to Dutch and the neighborhood Surinamese version of Dutch. within the Nineteen Seventies and Nineteen Eighties he was once a truly prolific author, with over twenty-five guides of prose, poetry and drama, together with the long novels Dat vuur der grote drama’s (That hearth of significant Dramas) (1982) and Jeje Disi: Karakter’s krachten (A Character’s Powers) (1980). He additionally turned recognized for his vigorous studying classes. Resident within the Netherlands, he used to be pressured to prevent writing as a result of mental difficulties. AART G. BROEK Caldero´n, Teresa b. 1955, l. a. Serena, Chile Poet within the restricted stipulations of the Pinochet regime (1973–90), Caldero´ n’s paintings addresses women’s daily event and their dealings with masculine tradition. Her language is colloquial and direct and charged with irony. Her first booklet, Causas perdidas (Lost reasons) used to be released in 1983. Ge´nero femenino (Feminine Gender/Genre) (1989) highlights her experience of id as a girl. within the post-1990 Chilean democracy, even though, her new release observed its possibilities for promoting and popularity extend. She gained the distinguished Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry in 1992. additional studying Caldero´n, Teresa et al. (1996) Veinticinco an˜os de los angeles poesı´a chilena (1970–1995), Mexico urban: Fondo de Cultura Econo´mica. LUIS E. CA´ RCAMO-HUECHANTE 100 Caliban Caliban Caliban, a rebellious island local enslaved via a colonizing Milanese Duke named Prospero in William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, grew to become a favorite image of innovative, anti-imperialist tradition for Caribbean writers within the Sixties and early Seventies. The character’s identify is an anagram of ‘cannibal’, a be aware brought to English almost immediately after Christopher Columbus dubbed the natives of the West Indies canı´bales, mishearing the identify Caribes, and saddled them with a name for consuming human flesh. within the Tempest, Caliban is in a similar way characterised as a half-human savage.