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By Raymond Williams

ISBN-10: 1107081351

ISBN-13: 9781107081352

In fresh many years, the foreign acceptance of Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez has put Colombian writing at the international 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 accomplished creation that charts the advance of a countrywide literary culture, this heritage comprises huge essays that remove darkness from the cultural and political intricacies of Colombian literature. prepared 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 major students, this background additionally devotes distinct awareness to the lasting importance of colonialism and multiculturalism in Colombian literature. This publication is of pivotal significance to the improvement of Colombian writing and may function a useful reference for experts and scholars alike.

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