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Cinco Maestros: Cuentos Modernos de Hispanoamirica
by Alexander Coleman , Jorge Luis Borges, Julio Cortázar, José Donoso, Gabriel García Márquez, Julio Rulfo
The five outstanding authors in this anthology have created remarkably distinctive worlds of their own, worlds that are well reflected in the stories included here. The stories representing each author might be said to function like a mobile: considered separately, they are unique and interesting pieces of art, while together they form a recognizable pattern and give an im ...more
Paperback, 318 pages
Published April 1st 1969 by Heinle & Heinle Publishers
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I taught from this book in an introductory college lit class when all the real professors were away in Seville and I had to fill in, despite my background in linguistics, not literature. After 25 years, I went back to re-read it and find every story compelling. Paseo by Jose Donoso, the story of a repressed Chilean woman liberated by a stray dog, the classic Garcia Marquez before he got all baroque, the inimitable Julio Cortazer are all there. Highly recommend for intermediate/advanced students ...more
Este libro es "a must have" . La coleccion que contiene de los autores mas reconocidos de latino american es maravilloso! Tambien la introduccion a las vidas de los autores da una buena idea sobre sus estilos y inspiracions. Este es un libro que me introducio a Julio Cortazar uno de mis favoritos autors latino americanos.