Edited by Jorge Aguilar Mora, Josefa Salmón, and Barbara C. Ewell
Pub Date: 9/8/2020
This anthology brings together more than sixty primary texts to offer an ambitious introduction to Spanish American thought and culture. Myths, poetry, memoirs, manifestos, and fiction are translated from Spanish to English, some for the first time.
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