A Cultural History of Latin America: Literature, Music and by Leslie Bethell

By Leslie Bethell

The Cambridge historical past of Latin the USA is a huge scale, collaborative, multi-volume background of Latin the United States in the course of the 5 centuries from the 1st contacts among Europeans and the local peoples of the Americas within the past due 15th and early 16th centuries to the current. A Cultural historical past of Latin the US brings jointly chapters from Volumes III, IV, and X of The Cambridge historical past on literature, tune, and the visible arts in Latin the United States in the course of the 19th and 20th centuries. The essays discover: literature, song, and paintings from c. 1820 to 1870 and from 1870 to c. 1920; Latin American fiction from the regionalist novel among the Wars to the post-War New Novel, from the 'Boom' to the 'Post-Boom'; twentieth-century Latin American poetry; indigenous literatures and tradition within the 20th century; twentieth-century Latin American tune; structure and paintings in twentieth-century Latin the US, and the historical past of cinema in Latin the US. each one bankruptcy is followed by way of a bibliographical essay.

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