Carlos Fuentes’s canon of Latin American Writers

Carlos Fuentes, one of the key authors of Spanish literature, publishes The great Latin American novel. Exclusive for Babelia (El País) he writes about the history and evolution of the narrative and presents his canon of writers and substantial works of the 20th and 21rst century.

Canon 2oth century

El Aleph by Jorge Luis Borges

Los pasos perdidos by Alejo Carpentier

Rayuela by Julio Cortázar

Cien años de soledad by Gabriel García Márquez

Paradiso by José Lezama Lima

La vida breve by Juan Carlos Onetti

Noticias del imperio by Fernando del Paso

Yo el supremo by Augusto Roa Bastos

Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo

Conversación en La Catedral by Mario Vargas Llosa

Santa Evita by Tomás Eloy Martínez

 
Canon 21rst century

Historia secreta de Costaguana by Juan Gabriel Vásquez

En busca de Klingsor by Jorge Volpi

Oír su voz by Arturo Fontaine

El desierto by Carlos Franz

Las muertes paralelas by Sergio Missana

Amphitryon by Ignacio Padilla

El síndrome de Ulises by Santiago Gamboa

Abril rojo by Santiago Roncagliolo

Carlos Fuentes (Panama, 1928) won the Cervantes Prize in 1987, is the author of novels such as La región más transparente [Where the Air is Clear], La muerte de Artemio Cruz [The Death of Artemio Cruz], Terra Nostra, Los años con Laura Díaz [The Years with Laura Díaz] and La Silla del Águila [The Eagle’s Throne]. And of the essays El espejo enterrado [The Buried Mirror] and Los cinco soles de México. Also he just published his book of stories Carolina Grau (Alfaguara).

Read the article (in Spanish) by Carlos Fuentes @ El País

~ by eneryvibes on 1,September 8, 2011.

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