Colonial Latin American Literature

Colonial Latin American Literature

An account of the literature of the Spanish-speaking Americas from the time of Columbus to Latin American Independence, this book examines the origins of colonial Latin American literature in Spanish, the writings and relationships among major literary and intellectual figures of the colonial period, and the story of how Spanish literary language developed and flourished in a new context. Authors and works have been chosen for the merits of their writings, their participation in the larger debates of their era, and their resonance with readers today.


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Publisher OUP USA
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ISBN 0199755027
Pages 167 pages
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Language: en
Pages: 167
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Categories: History
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