Download PDF by Raymond Williams: A History of Colombian Literature

By Raymond Williams

In fresh a long time, the overseas attractiveness of Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez has put Colombian writing at the worldwide literary map. A historical past of Colombian Literature explores the family tree of Colombian poetry and prose from the colonial interval to the current day. starting with a entire advent that charts the improvement of a countrywide literary culture, this background comprises large essays that remove darkness from the cultural and political intricacies of Colombian literature. geared up thematically, those essays survey the multilayered verse and fiction of such various writers as José Eustacio Rivera, Tomás Carrasquilla, Alvaro Mutis, and Darío Jaramillo Agudelo. Written by means of a number of major students, this background additionally devotes targeted cognizance to the lasting importance of colonialism and multiculturalism in Colombian literature. This publication is of pivotal value to the improvement of Colombian writing and should function a useful reference for experts and scholars alike.

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