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Currents in the contemporary Argentine novel : Arlt, Mallea, Sabato, and Cortázar / David William Foster.

; University of Missouri Press
Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri Press, 1975.
ISBN 0826201768

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Other Authors University of Missouri Press.
Subjects Argentine fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Argentine fiction.
Argentinien.
Roman argentin -- Histoire et critique.
Roman.
Description xii, 155 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1975.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-155).
Also issued online.
Summary Foster briefly outlines the the historical tradition of the novel in Argentinian literature and focuses his study to four of its major contemporary writers. His selective survey examines the attributes that distinguish Argentinian novels in general as well as how they appeal to a public beyond national borders by containing trends that encompass Latin American novels as a whole.
Contents Introduction to the Argentine novel -- Roberto Arlt and neurotic rationale -- Eduardo Mallea and the dilemma of the prophetic observer -- Ernesto Sabato and the anatomy of a national unconscious -- Julio Cortázar and the intellectual as Everyman -- Alternatives to progressive narrative in the contemporary Argentine novel: some constants.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Argentina
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1119644
(OCoLC)ocm01119644
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Foster, David William.
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