Cinco maestros: Cuentos modernos de Hispanoamérica (Spanish Edition)

June 12, 2014 - Comment

The five outstanding authors in this anthology have created remarkably distinctive worlds of their own, worlds that are well reflected in the stories included here. The stories representing each author might be said to function like a mobile: considered separately, they are unique and interesting pieces of art, while together they form a recognizable pattern

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The five outstanding authors in this anthology have created remarkably distinctive worlds of their own, worlds that are well reflected in the stories included here. The stories representing each author might be said to function like a mobile: considered separately, they are unique and interesting pieces of art, while together they form a recognizable pattern and give an impression of the author’s imaginative world. The anthology as a whole then becomes a collection of such literary mobiles, a vivid exhibition that testifies to the high level of brilliance achieved by contemporary Spanish-American fiction. CINCO MAESTROS is designed for use in the third semester of study and beyond. The stories in this anthology are made more readily accessible to students by the addition of notes and vocabulary.

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J. Shoestring says:

Me encanta los cuentos, pero la coleccion cuesta un huevo 0

Luna says:

great stories but too expensive This book contains great short stories for anyone with an interest in latin american literature. I bought this book for a college lit class in the univ bookstore and it cost almost as much used as it is here new. Throughout the course, after researching, I found many of the stories, which are quite short, you can find online. The one great thing about this book though is it has an excellent glossary. It is a plethora of Spanish vocabulary that you won’t find in a regular dictionary because some…

Anonymous says:

Cinco Maestros: Buy it Used This anthology contains a collection of short stories by Latin American male writers such as Borges, Rulfo, Donoso, and Cortazar. There are from three to five short stories per author. The editor has included a short biographical entry for each author. Most, if not the majority, of the stories are accessible and easy to read. There is a list of questions at the end of every story to facilitate class discussions.If you are thinking of purchasing this book, consider buying it used, since it…

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