Pedro Páramo

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Grove Press, 1994 - Fiction - 124 pages
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Dentro de su brevedad, determinada por el rigor y la concentración expresiva, Pedro Páramo sintetiza la mayor parte de los temas que han interesado siempre a los mexicanos, ese misterio nacional que el talento de Juan Rulfo ha sabido condensar por medio de los cotidianos habitantes de Comala, región inscrita ya en la mitología literaria universal.

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User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

A Mexican magical realism's response to The Spoon River Anthology, Rulfo's brilliant novella isn't going to give up its goods on the first reading. Beyond the requirement of careful character and ... Read full review

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User Review  - David - Goodreads

"Your father is dead," she said. And then, as if her coiled grief had suddenly burst free, she turned and turned in a tight circle until hands grasped her shoulders and stopped the spiraling of her ... Read full review

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JUAN RULFO (1918-1986) was one of Mexico's premier authors of the twentieth century and an important precursor of "magical realism" in Latin American writing.

Margaret Sayers Peden is an American translator and Professor, she is a Missouri native who was born in 1920. One of the leading translators of her time, Peden has translated more than 40 books and has won numerous prizes and grants. In 2007, she collected a variety of Mexican literature to combine and edit the book Mexican Writers on Writing.

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