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An Archaeology of the "Boom"

Modern Latin American Fiction


List of Works and Writers:

b.1899: Jorge Luis Borges {ARG.} Labyrinths (1944/1949)
                                         FILM The Spider's Stratagem


b.1904: Alejo Carpentier {CUBA} The Lost Steps (1953)


b.1918: Juan Rulfo {MEX.} Pedro Páramo (1955)


b.1928: Carlos Fuentes {MEX.} The Death of Artemio Cruz (1962)
                                     FILM Citizen Kane


b.1914: Julio Cortázar {ARG.}Hopscotch (1963)


b.1936: Mario Vargas-Llosa {PERÚ} The Time of the Hero (1963)
                                             FILM The City and the Dogs


b.1928: Gabriel García-Márquez {COL.} One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967)


b.1932: Manuel Puig {ARG.} Kiss of the Spider Woman
 (1976)
                                 FILM Kiss of the Spider Woman


Links of General Interest:

Handbook of Latin American Studies On-Line Bibliography from the Library of Congress.

LANIC The essential link to any search on Latin America in the WWW.

Latin World Latin America on the Web!


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