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Latin American Literature
Latin American literature consists of the oral and written literature of Latin America (and the Caribbean) in several languages, particularly in Spanish, Portuguese, and indigenous languages of the Americas. It rose to particular prominence globally during the second half of the 20th century, largely due to the international success of the style known as magical realism. As such, the region's literature is often associated solely with this style (and its most famous exponent, Gabriel García Márquez). This largely obscures a rich and complex tradition of literary production that dates back many ...more
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“ Se dice que hay varias maneras de mentir; pero la más repugnante de todas es decir la verdad, toda la verdad, ocultando el alma de los hechos. Porque los hechos son siempre vacíos, son recipientes que tomarán la forma del sentimiento que los llene ”
Monthly choice of Latin American authors. We will be reading short stories, essays and prose poe…more
[close] Monthly choice of Latin American authors. We will be reading short stories, essays and prose poetry. The reading material is posted the last week of each month, to start discussion the following week.
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This book club is dedicated to exploring literature of all genres written by and about PoC. Peop…more
[close] This book club is dedicated to exploring literature of all genres written by and about PoC. People of all ethnic backgrounds welcome to join.
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[close] İspanyolca ve Portekizce dillerinin konuşulduğu ülkelerin Türkçe'ye çevrilen edebiyat eserlerini kapsayan bir bir grup oluşturmayı amaçlamaktadır. Güney Amerika ülkelerinden Şili, Arjantin, Uruguay, Brezilya, Venezuella, Kolombiya, Ekvator; Kuzey ve Orta Amerika ülkelerinden Meksika, Guatemala, El Salvador; ve Karayiplerden Küba ülkesinin yazarlarının Türkçe'ye çevrilmiş kitaplarını içermektedir.
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Join us on Wednesday, February 12th for a special discussion with author Isabel Allende! Isabel …more
[close] Join us on Wednesday, February 12th for a special discussion with author Isabel Allende! Isabel will be discussing her work in English and Spanish including her newest book Ripper. Become a fan of Isabel Allende!
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