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by Ariel Dorfman,George Shivers

  • ISBN: 0822312697
  • Category: Fiction
  • Author: Ariel Dorfman,George Shivers
  • Subcategory: Essays & Correspondence
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Duke University Press Books; Revised ed. edition (March 30, 1992)
  • Pages: 271 pages
  • FB2 size: 1765 kb
  • EPUB size: 1453 kb
  • Rating: 4.8
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Dorfman explores with great insight the differing ways that political militants and writers of fiction can bear testimony to torture and man's inhumanity to man. His conclusion is that by its very weakness and ambiguity, by its ability to entertain endless doubt, literature can come closer to understanding such horrors. -Nick Caistor, "The Independent" (London). -James Polk," Washington Post Book World".

Formerly exiled Chilean author Ariel Dorfman, one of Latin America's greatest writers and a major literary figure of.

Formerly exiled Chilean author Ariel Dorfman, one of Latin America's greatest writers and a major literary figure of the twentieth century, is known for such critically acclaimed works as the novel Widows and the play Death and the Maiden. A master of various literary forms, this collection draws together Dorfman's critical essays on contemporary Latin American writing. Sp Formerly exiled Chilean author Ariel Dorfman, one of Latin America's greatest writers and a major literary figure of the twentieth century, is known for such critically acclaimed works as the novel Widows and.

Some Write to the Future: Essays on Contemporary Latin American Fiction, Ariel Dorfman. Translated by George Shivers with the author. Durham and London: Duke University Press.

George Shivers & Dorfman; New York: Viking, 1990. Some Write to the Future: Essays on Contemporary Latin American Fiction (1991). Death and the maiden (La muerte y la doncella, 1991), a play in three acts; London: Nick Hern Books (New York: Penguin Books, 1992). Konfidenz (Konfidenz, 1994), New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1994.

A master of various literary forms, this collection draws together Dorfman's critical essays on contemporary Latin American writing.

Ariel Dorfman and George Shivers. New York: Viking, 1988. Some Write to the Future: Essays on Contemporary Latin American Fiction. Volume/issue: Vol. 20, No. 3. Publication date: Fall 2000.

Some Write to the Future: Essays on Contemporary Latin American Fiction (1991) presents critical analyses of a selection of contemporary Latin American authors-such as Gabriel García Márquez, Jorge Luis Borges.

Some Write to the Future: Essays on Contemporary Latin American Fiction (1991) presents critical analyses of a selection of contemporary Latin American authors-such as Gabriel García Márquez, Jorge Luis Borges, and Jose Maria Arguedas-noting the themes of political violence and repression prevalent in their works. 8 Homework Help Questions with Expert Answers.

Ariel Dorfman ; translated by George Shivers with the author.

1991) Some write to the future :essays on contemporary Latin American fiction Durham : Duke University Press, MLA Citation. Durham : Duke University Press, 1991. Ariel Dorfman ; translated by George Shivers with the author. Main Author: Dorfman, Ariel. Published: Durham : Duke University Press, 1991.

Formerly exiled Chilean author Ariel Dorfman, one of Latin America's greatest writers and a major literary figure of the twentieth century, is known for such critically acclaimed works as the novel Widows and the play Death and the Maiden. A master of various literary forms, this collection draws together Dorfman's critical essays on contemporary Latin American writing. Spanning more than twenty years and arranged in chronological order, each essay is devoted to a single author—Miguel Angel Asturias, Jorge Luis Borges, José Maria Arguedas, Alejo Carpentier, Gabrial Garcia Márquez, Roa Bastos—and one final essay looks at the "testimonial" or concentration camp literature from Chile.

Praise for Ariel Dorfman“One of the most important voices coming out of Latin America.”—Salman Rushdie

“A remarkable writer . . . writing out of a very different cultural perspective from comfortable American readers.”—Digby Diehl, Los Angeles Herald Examiner

“One of the six greatest Latin American novelists.”—Jacobo Timmerman, Newsweek



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