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Encyclopedia of Latin American literature

Author: Verity Smith
Publisher: London ; Chicago : Fitzroy Dearborn, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Invaluable for translators as well as scholars, students, and teachers. Bibliography following each entry includes information about work in translation; numerous lesser-known writers and countries are covered well; long thematic entries discuss such individual topics. Dick Gerdes' 'Translation,' for example, offers a fine overview of work and trends in both Brazil and Spanish America. Highly recommended"--Handbook  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Bio-bibliography
Reference sources
Reference works
Encyclopédies
Biobibliographie
Diccionarios
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Verity Smith
ISBN: 1884964184 9781884964183 9786610348718 6610348715 0203304365 9780203304365
OCLC Number: 36480338
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Description: xxii, 926 pages : map ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Latin American literature
Responsibility: Verity Smith, editor.
Local System Bib Number:
580604

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This work is a guide to writers, works and topics in Central and South America, and the Caribbean. It contains over 400 entries written by 160 contributors, which are organized into four major types:  Read more...
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