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A Hammock Beneath the Mangoes: Stories from Latin America (Plume Fiction)

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Introduction

One: The River Plate

Horacio Quiroga: The Dead Man

Julia Cortázar: Axolotl

Armonía Somers: Waiting for Polidoro

Jorge Luís Borges: The Circular Ruins

Juan Carlos Onetti: The Dog Will Have Its Day

Adolfo Bioy Casares: The Idol

Manuel Puig: Relative Humidity 95%

Two: Chile

Isabel Allende: Toad's Mouth

Three: Brazil

Jorge Amado: The Miracle of the Birds

Murilo Rubião: The Ex-Magician from the Minhota Tavern

Clarice Lispector: Love

Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis: The Psychiatrist

Moacyr Scliar: The Plagues

João Guimarães Rosa: The Third Bank of the River

João Ubaldo Ribeiro: It Was a Different Day When They Killed the Pig

Lygia Fagundes Telles: The Corset

Rubem Fonseca: Lonelyhearts

Paulo Emílio Salles Gomes: Twice with Helena

Four: Mexico

Carlos Fuentes: The Doll Queen

Juan Rulfo: Luvina

Five: The Caribbean

Rosario Ferré: The Gift

Reinaldo Arenas: Bestial Among the Flowers

Ana Lydia Vega: Story-Bound

Gabriel García Márquez: The Last Voyage of the Ghost Ship

Guillermo Cabrera Infante: The Phantom of the Essoldo

Alejo Carpentier: Journey Back to the Source

Synopsis:

This splendid collection of stories by 26 Latin American authors features the new voices and celebrated masters of one of the world's foremost literatures. Included are Jorge Luis Borges, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Juan Carlos Onetti, Manuel Puig, and others. Organized geographically.

About the Author

Thomas Colchie is an acclaimed translator, editor, and literary agent for international authors. He is the editor of A Hammock Beneath the Mangoes. He has written for the Village Voice and The Washington Post. His translations include Manuel Puig's Kiss of the Spider Woman and (with Elizabeth Bishop, Gregory Rabassa, and Mark Strand) Carlos Drummond de Andrade's Travelling in the Family.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780452268661
Editor:
Colchie, Thomas
Publisher:
Plume Books
Editor:
Colchie, Thomas
Author:
Colchie, Thomas
Location:
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. :
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Latin American fiction
Subject:
Short stories, latin american
Subject:
Latin American fiction -- 20th century -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Caribbean & Latin American
Subject:
Latin American fiction -- 20th century.
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Plume Fiction
Series Volume:
169
Publication Date:
19921131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9.02x5.99x1.05 in. 1.06 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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