Includes bibliographical references.
|LC Classifications||PS159.S7 W5 1968|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||68016337|
This is a revised, updated edition of Jean Franco's classic Introduction to Spanish-American Literature, first published in and much recommended ever since. Its coverage ranges from colonial times to the present day, the later chapters having been radically rewritten to take account of the most recent developments in both literature and Cited by: Latin American literature consists of the oral and written literature of Latin America in several languages, particularly in Spanish, Portuguese, and the indigenous languages of the Americas as well as literature of the United States written in the Spanish language. It rose to particular prominence globally during the second half of the 20th century, largely due to the international success of. Popular Spanish Literature Books. Colonial literature. Because of the large immigration to New England in the s, the articulation of Puritan ideals, and the early establishment of a college and a printing press in Cambridge, the British colonies have often been regarded as the center of early American literature. However, the first European settlements in North America had been founded elsewhere many years earlier.
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