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Mexican Short Stories / Cuentos Mexicanos: Dual Language Book

Stanley Appelbaum Stanley Appelbaum



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29 February 2008
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Languages & ESL; Reader; Short Stories; Spanish - Bilingual Reader; Spanish - Reader; Spanish - Short Stories; Spanish - Languages
Greatly influenced by Europe's nineteenth-century literary trends, Mexico's writers crafted some of the most phenomenal prose fiction in Spanish America. This collection offers a rich sampling of significant Mexican short stories published from 1843 to 1918. Nine different tales range from the realism of Lopez Portillo's Reloj sin dueno and the modernismo saturating Gutierrez Najera's La manana de San Juan to the historical accuracy of Riva Palacio's Las mulas de Su Excelencia and the vivid romanticism of Amor secreto by Manuel Payno, named the father of Mexican short stories.

Each story appears in its original Spanish text with expert English translations on each facing page. This dual-language edition features a fascinating new introduction and ample footnotes. An easy-reading pleasure for lovers of fine Spanish-language literature, it is also a valuable educational aid for students and teachers.
Edited by:   Stanley Appelbaum
Translated by:   Stanley Appelbaum
Imprint:   Dover
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 215mm,  Width: 139mm,  Spine: 11mm
Weight:   249g
ISBN:   9780486465395
ISBN 10:   048646539X
Series:   Dover Dual Language Spanish
Pages:   227
Publication Date:   29 February 2008
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Language:   Spanish
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified
Introduction Manuel Payno Amor secreto / Secret Love Jose Maria Roa Barcena Lanchitas / Lanchitas Vincente Riva Palacio Las mulas de Su Excelencia / His Excellency's Mules Ignacio M. Altamirano Antonia / Antonia Jose Lopez Portillo y Rojas Reloj sin dueno / Unclaimed Watch Rafael Delgado El asesinato de Palma Sola / The Murder at Palma Sola Manuel Gutierrez Najera La manana de San Juan / The Morning of Saint John's Day Juan el Organista / Juan the Organist Angel de Campo El fusilado / A Public Executiona

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