?[E]xamines popular works of literature in Latin America and also introduces lesser-known Latin American writers whose works are beginning to appear elsewhere in translation. In-depth analysis, using easy-to-understand concepts with all terms defined, will assist students interested in using this volume as a tool for research.?-Multicultural Review
The major Latin American writers, and their works, are examined here in terms of their literary merit and cultural significance, and are considered against the backdrop of important historic events, presented in both timeline and narrative format, that have influenced the literary output of Latin America.