Other Voices, Other Vistas: Short Stories from Africa, China, India, Japan, and Latin America

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Barbara H. Solomon
Signet Classic, 2002 - Fiction - 478 pages
8 Reviews
Taking us into the houses, streets, villages, cities - and hearts - of people around the globe, this exciting collection makes accessible a truly cross-cultural selection of important short fiction. Twenty-five contemporary stories from five cultures far different from our own bring us the distinct flavours and sights, values and conflicts of modern Africa, China, India, Japan, and Latin America. But against the totally foreign and exotic backdrops, the powerful dramas and relationships that come to life are universal and instantly familiar. Bringing together the works of writers as diverse as Bessie Head, Lu Wenfu, Mahasweta Devi, Yuko Tsushima, and Luisa Valenzuela, this unique collection of world literature expands our cultural horizons.

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Review: Other Voices, Other Vistas: Short Stories from Africa, China, India, Japan, and Latin America

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Collection of short stories. Some were great, but most left too many unanswered questions for my liking. Read full review

Review: Other Voices, Other Vistas: Short Stories from Africa, China, India, Japan, and Latin America

User Review  - Goodreads

Collection of short stories. Some were great, but most left too many unanswered questions for my liking. Read full review

About the author (2002)

Barbara H. Solomon is Professor of English and Women's Studies at Iona college. Among the books she has edited are "The Awakening and Selected Stories of Kate Chopin," "Herland and Selected Stories of Charlotte Perkins Gilman," and "Once Upon a Childhood: Stories and Memoirs of American Youth" (with Eileen Panetta.) She lives in New Rochelle, New York.
Eileen Panetta is Associate Professor of English at Iona College. She is coeditor of "Once Upon a Childhood "(with Barbara H. Solomon). She lives in New York City.

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