Cultural Diversity in Latin American Literature

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University of New Mexico Press, 1994 - Literary Criticism - 178 pages
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"Foster continues the same line of study initiated in 1985 with the publication of Alternative voices in the Latin American narrative (see HLAS 48:5657). Questions body of literary criticism devoted exclusively to the study of major Latin American authors. Seeks to broaden understanding of the history of lettered production in Latin America by examining a more diverse body of works. Studies gay culture, children's and women's literature, and Argentine Jewish theater as representative of a national consciousness. Carefully researched and clearly written"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.

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DAVID WILLIAM FOSTER is Regents’ Professor of Spanish and Women and Gender Studies at Arizona State University in Tempe, where he also leads the Brazilian Studies Program. He is the author of many books, including Queer Issues in Latin American Cinema and Mexico City in Contemporary Mexican Cinema.

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