Texas Pan American Literature in Translation

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  1. Pillar of Salt
    Salvador Novo (1904–1974) was a provocative and prolific cultural presence in Mexico City through much of the twentieth century. With his friend and fellow poet Xavier Villaurrutia, he cofounded Ulises and Contemporáneos, landmark... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2014
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  2. And Let the Earth Tremble at Its Centers
    Professor Juan Manuel Barrientos prefers footsteps to footnotes. Fighting a hangover, he manages to keep his appointment to lead a group of students on a walking lecture among the historic buildings of downtown Mexico City. When... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2009
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  3. Women and Power in Argentine Literature
    The astonishing talent of Argentine women writers belies the struggles they have faced—not merely as overlooked authors, but as women of conviction facing oppression. The patriarchal pressures of the Perón years, the terror... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2007
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  4. The Potbellied Virgin
    In an unnamed town in the Ecuadorian Andes, a small wooden icon—La Virgen Pipona (the Potbellied Virgin)—conceals the documents that define the town's social history. That history recently has been dominated by the women of... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2006
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  5. After-Dinner Conversation

    After-Dinner Conversation

    The Diary of a Decadent

    Written by José Asunción Silva, Translated by and Introduction and notes by Kelly Washbourne

    Series Texas Pan American Literature in Translation

    University of Texas Press

    Lost in a shipwreck in 1895, rewritten before the author's suicide in 1896, and not published until 1925, José Asunción Silva's After-Dinner Conversation (De sobremesa) is one of Latin America's finest fin de siècle... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2005
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  6. First World Third Class and Other Tales of the Global Mix
    Regina Rheda is a contemporary award-winning Brazilian writer whose original voice and style have won her many admirers. First World Third Class and Other Tales of the Global Mix presents some of her finest and most representative... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2005
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  7. Selected Prose and Prose-Poems
    The first Latin American to receive a Nobel Prize for Literature, the Chilean writer Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957) is often characterized as a healing, maternal voice who spoke on behalf of women, indigenous peoples, the disenfranchised,... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2004
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