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  1. Family Ties

    Family Ties

    Written by Clarice Lispector, Translated by Giovanni Pontiero

    Series Clássicos/Clásicos, Texas Pan American Series

    University of Texas Press

    The silent rage that seizes a matriarch whose family is feting her eighty-ninth year.The tangle of emotions felt by a sophisticated young woman toward her elderly mother. An adolescent girl's obsessive fear of being looked at.... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 1983
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  2. The Golden Thread and other Plays
    Emilio Carballido (1925–2008) was one of the most innovative and accomplished of Mexico's playwrights and one of the outstanding creators in the new Latin American theater. By his mid-forties he had already produced an impressive... Learn More
    Published: 2nd July 2014
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  3. Cumboto

    Cumboto

    Written by Ramón Díaz Sánchez, Translated by John Upton

    Series Clássicos/Clásicos, Texas Pan American Series

    University of Texas Press

    This richly orchestrated novel, which won a national literary prize in the author's native land, Venezuela, also earned international recognition when the William Faulkner Foundation gave it an award as the most notable novel... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2012
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  4. The Bow and the Lyre
    In The Bow and the Lyre Octavio Paz, one of the most important poets writing in Spanish, presents his sustained reflections on the poetic phenomenon and on the place of poetry in history and in our personal lives. It is written... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2009
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  5. Xicoténcatl
    As Spain's New World colonies fought for their independence in the early nineteenth century, an anonymous author looked back on the earlier struggle of native Americans against the Spanish conquistadores and penned this novel,... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 1998
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  6. Lost in the City:  Tree of Desire and Serafin
    Cristina, the young protagonist of Tree of Desire, and her little brother Joaquín run away from a home that is outwardly normal, but inwardly disfunctional. Lost on the streets of Mexico City, they confront some of the most terrifying... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 1997
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  7. Birds without a Nest
    "I love the native race with a tender love, and so I have observed its customs closely, enchanted by their simplicity, and, as well, the abjection into which this race is plunged by small-town despots, who, while their names may... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 1995
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  8. Song of the Heart
    Ramón López Velarde (1888-1921) was one of the most Mexican of Mexican poets, whose sense of history found expression in many poems, including his best-known "La suave Patria" ("Sweet Land"). This bilingual collection, drawn... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 1995
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  9. Complete Works and Other Stories
    Augusto Monterroso is widely known for short stories characterized by brilliant satire and wit. Yet behind scathing allusions to the weaknesses and defects of the artistic and intellectual worlds, they show his generous and expansive... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 1994
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  10. The War of the Fatties and Other Stories from Aztec History
    In "The War of the Fatties," a campy, tongue-in-cheek retelling of an episode from the Mexican "Trojan War," naked fat women from Tlatelolco discombobulate Tenochtitlan's invading army by squirting them with breast milk. Told... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1994
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  11. Contemporary Short Stories from Central America
    This volume collects some of the best short fiction from the six Spanish-speaking countries of Central America—Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama. Selected from stories written between 1963 and... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1994
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  12. Senhora
    "It is a truth universally acknowledged . . ." that a single woman in possession of a good character but no fortune must be in want of a wealthy husband—that is, if she is the heroine of a nineteenth-century novel. Senhora,... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 1993
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  13. Otilia's Body
    From reviews of the Spanish edition: "...among the best works that Mexican fiction has produced." —Héctor Gally, Sábado "With homely features, but with a body so shapely and exciting that it sets men (priests included)... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 1993
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  14. The House on the Beach
    Like waves ebbing and flowing, love surges and subsides among four friends who share a vacation at the house on the beach. As they navigate the seas of love and friendship, jealousy and unfaithfulness, Elena, Marta, Eduardo, and... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 1993
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  15. Marginal Voices
    Julio Ramón Ribeyro has been widely acclaimed Peru's master storyteller. Until now, however, few of his stories have been translated into English. This volume brings together fifteen stories written during the period 1952-1975,... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1993
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  16. In Order to Talk with the Dead
    "In order to talk with the dead you have to know how to wait: they are fearful like the first steps of a child. But if we are patient one day they will answer us with a poplar leaf trapped in a broken mirror, with a flame that... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1993
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