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Lives on the Line: The Testimony of Contemporary Latin American Authors


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These thoughtfully assembled writings by many of Latin America's finest authors bear first-person witness to the personal, social, and political situation of the writer and of literature in Latin America. At different times ironic, impassioned, humorous, reflective, autobiographical, polemical, and always vivid and engaging, this collection of writings is indispensable to a full appreciation of the achievement of twentieth-century Latin American literature.

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Doris Meyer is Professor of Hispanic Studies at Connecticut College. She is the author of Victoria Ocampo: Against the Wind and Tide, and numerous articles on Hispanic literature.

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The Testimony of Contemporary Latin American Authors
Meyer, Doris
University of California Press
Ethnic Studies
Caribbean & Latin American
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