Titles in this Series

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Myth, magical realism, hard-edged realism, fantasy—the literature of Latin America encompasses all these forms and more. This 13-part series guides viewers chronologically and thematically through the region’s varied genres and narrative styles, linking them to centuries of warfare, colonization, and national struggles for independence and identity. Excerpts from influential works are plentiful, while detailed commentary is provided by an impressive array of scholars—including Eduardo Galeano, celebrated Uruguayan journalist; Sergio Pitol, Mexican writer and Cervantes Prize recipient; Doris Summer, professor of Romance languages andlLiterature at Harvard University; and José Rabasa, professor of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of California, Berkeley. An FFH&S/Tranquilo Coproduction. 13-part series, 45–54 minutes each.

Item#: BVL35412

ISBN: 978-1-4213-7762-9

Copyright date: ©2008

Reviews & Awards

2008 Telly Award

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