El Cuento Hispanico

El Cuento Hispanico

by Edward J. Mullen, John F. Garganigo

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Overview

A highly successful short fiction collection, El cuento hispánico introduces the Intermediate Spanish student to major Hispanic writers from both Spain and Spanish America including, among others, Ana María Matute, Horacio Quiroga, Julio Cortázar, and Jorge Luis Borges. The short works in this anthology are intended to be read in one sitting. A wide variety of language developmental exercises, such as vocabulary and strategy building, accompany the readings.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780394323756
Publisher: Random House, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/1980
Pages: 198

About the Author

Edward Mullen is Professor of Spanish at the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he has taught since 1971. He is co-editor of the Afro-Hispanic Review. He received the Ph.D. in Romance languages from Northwestern University and has also taught at Purdue University. Professor Mullen has received the Woodrow Wilson and American Council of Learned Societies fellowships. He has served on the Executive Committee of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages (ADFL) and was the President from 1991 to 1992. He is the author of Carlos Pellicer; Langston Hughes in the Hispanic World and Haiti; Contemporáneos: Revista mexicana de cultura; The Life and Poems of a Cuban Slave; La poesía de Carlos Pellicer: Interpretaciones críticas; Critical Essays on Langston Hughes; Sendas literarias: Hispanoamérica, written with David Darst; and most recently, Afro-Cuban Literature: Critical Junctures.

John F. Garanigo is Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures at Washinton University in St. Louis, where he has taught since receiving the Ph. D. from the University of Illinois in 1964. He is the author of Javier de Viana, Life and Works; Carlos Germán Belli: Antología crítica; El perfil del gaucho; and Osvaldo Dragún: Su teatro. He has also contributed numerous articles on narrative, poetry, and drama to professional journals.

Table of Contents

PRIMER PASO

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

El loco de Sevilla

Don Juan Manuel

Lo que sucedió a un deán de Santiago con don Illán, el mago de Toledo

Marco Denevi

Génesis

Augusto Monterroso

El eclipse

Sandra Cisneros

La casa en Mango Street

SEGUNDO PASO

Visiones de España

Ana María Matute



El árbol de oro



Rafael



El arrepentido

Civilización y barbarie

Horacio Quiroga



Los buques suicidantes



El solitario



A la deriva

Más allá de la realidad

Julio Cortázar



Continuidad de los parques



Casa tomada



La noche boca arriba

El mundo de los espejos

Jorge Luis Borges



Emma Zunz



Las ruinas circulares



El Sur

TERCER PASO

Luisa Valenzuela

Los mejor calzados

Soledad Puértolas

La indiferencia de Eva

Elena Poniatowska

Las lavanderas

Gabriel García Márquez

El ahogado más hermoso del mundo

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