El Cuento Hispánico: A Graded Literary Anthology

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McGraw Hill, Aug 1, 2003 - Foreign Language Study - 240 pages
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This highly successful short fiction collection introduces the Intermediate Spanish student to major Hispanic writers from both Spain and Spanish America, including, among others, Ana María Matute, Horacio Quiroga, Julio Cortázar, and Jorge Luis Borges. Each of the short works in this anthology is intended to be read in one sitting. A wide variety of language developmental exercises, such as vocabulary study and strategy building, accompany the readings. An alternate version of this book is also available for customization through McGraw-Hill's Primis services.

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Contents

Don Juan Manuel
10
Marco Denevi
17
Sandra Cisneros
28

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Edward Mullen is Professor of Spanish at the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he has taught since 1971. He is co-editor of the Afro-Hispanic Review. He received the Ph.D. in Romance languages from Northwestern University and has also taught at Purdue University. Professor Mullen has received the Woodrow Wilson and American Council of Learned Societies fellowships. He has served on the Executive Committee of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages (ADFL) and was the President from 1991 to 1992. He is the author of Carlos Pellicer; Langston Hughes in the Hispanic World and Haiti; Contemporaneos: Revista mexicana de cultura; The Life and Poems of a Cuban Slave; La poesia de Carlos Pellicer: Interpretaciones criticas; Critical Essays on Langston Hughes; Sendas literarias: Hispanoamerica, written with David Darst; and most recently, Afro-Cuban Literature: Critical Junctures.

John F. Garanigo is Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures at Washinton University in St. Louis, where he has taught since receiving the Ph. D. from the University of Illinois in 1964. He is the author of Javier de Viana, Life and Works; Carlos German Belli: Antologia critica; El perfil del gaucho; and Osvaldo Dragun: Su teatro. He has also contributed numerous articles on narrative, poetry, and drama to professional journals.

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