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A History of Colombian Literature by Raymond Williams

By Raymond Williams

In contemporary many years, the foreign popularity of Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez has put Colombian writing at the worldwide literary map. A background of Colombian Literature explores the family tree of Colombian poetry and prose from the colonial interval to the current day. starting with a finished advent that charts the advance of a countrywide literary culture, this historical past contains huge essays that remove darkness from the cultural and political intricacies of Colombian literature. equipped 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 via a bunch of prime students, this background additionally devotes unique recognition to the lasting importance of colonialism and multiculturalism in Colombian literature. This ebook is of pivotal significance to the improvement of Colombian writing and should function a useful reference for experts and scholars alike.

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