The Latin American Short Story at its Limits: Fragmentation, Hybridity and Intermediality, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Latin American Short Story at its Limits

Fragmentation, Hybridity and Intermediality, 1st Edition

By Lucy Bell

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188 pages

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Description

This book examines the complexities and paradoxes of the Latin American short story. It pinpoints the social, intellectual and literary relations between Juan Rulfo, Julio Cortazar and Augusto Monterroso and situates their respective theories of the short story in broader critical contexts.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Latin American Short Story: Between Tradition and Modernity 1. Juan Rulfo, the Transculturator 2. Julio Cortázar, the World-Opener 3. Augusto Monterroso, the Microwriter 4. Conclusion: Looking Forward: After-lives, Adaptations and Legacies

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
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LITERARY CRITICISM / General