Literature of the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking peoples of North and South America and the Caribbean area. Its history, which originated in the 16th century in the time of the conquerors, falls roughly into four main periods. 1)Colonial, 2)Independence and National consolidation, 3)Modern and 4)Contemporary See also Arts/Literature for author or genre specific categories. Literatura de habla hispana y portuguesa procedente de Norteamérica, Sudamérica y el Caribe. Su historia se origina en el Siglo XVI, en la época de los conquistadores, y puede dividirse en, al menos, cuatro períodos 1) Colonial, 2) Independencia y consolidación Nacional 3) Moderno, 4) Contemporáneo. Vea Arts/Literature si desea buscar una categoría de autor o género específicos (en inglés).
A resource page with related articles about the works of Jorge Luis Borges, Alejo Carpentier, Juan Rulfo, Carlos Fuentes, Julio Cortázar, Gabriel García Márquez and Manuel Puig.
Several poems and interesting information about Spanish grammar and phonetics.
"Offspring of the Distant World", poetry in Guarani, Spanish and English by Susy Delgado.
An essay by Roberto González Echevarría examines how the Quijote has been re-written in Latin America and Cervantes as a figure of the author is more important than Don Quijote the character, in contrast to Spain.
Index of Latin and South American Literature under review, organized by author, title, genre and national origin.
Argentinean literature history, from 1810 to 1990.
A short list of some famous Hispanic writers with their biographies and links to related pages.
An Anthology of Paraguayan Women Writers translated to English by Susan Smith Nash.
Death as a fundamental element in Rulfian stories, an essay by Angie Galicia.
Guide to Latin American bibliography, literature, linguistics, journals, and general studies, organized by country.
A virtual place for readers and writers interested in talking and trading information on South American writers.
A semiotics of film and literary fiction: classic, modern, and postmodern. By Lauro Zavala, Universidad Autónoma de México, UAM Xochimilco, Mexico City.
An electronic edition of her complete works based on the text of Adolfo Méndez Plancarte and Alberto G. Salceda.
A sampling of Latin American comics, both Spanish and Portuguese, edited by Mark Rosenfelder.
A selected list of narrative, poetry, drama and criticism by Latin American women.
South American literature directory. Alphabetical listing of online literary resources organized by country and author name.
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