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Published: 24 November 2011

168 Pages | 10 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780199755028

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Colonial Latin American Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Rolena Adorno

Very Short Introductions

  • Provides a coherent and concise narrative of three centuries of colonial writing
  • Examines literary relationships among colonial era writers, such as Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Hernán Cortés, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Simón Bolívar, and Andrés Bello
  • Includes indigenous writers as a crucial part of the development of literature in Latin America