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Understanding Julio Cortazar
This text recounts the varied literary achievements of one of Latin America's most acclaimed and prolific 20th-century writers. Structuring his assessment around metaphors drawn from boxing, the author considers Cortazar's plays, stories, novels, political essays and poetry.
Hardcover, 222 pages
Published February 1st 2001 by University of South Carolina Press
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This is certainly not a definitive work,nor does it give a much more comprehensive bio of the man I have come to regard as one of the most compelling authors that I have explored.You may therefore choose not to trust anything I have to say here,for quite frankly, I would find JC's laundry list fascinating. The flip side to this, is that nothing will totally satisfy my desire to know more,and this book,while it has cetainly contributed to my understanding of JC's work, and some of the circumstanc ...more