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A History of Chilean Literature
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A History of Chilean Literature (Hardback)

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This book covers the full range and diversity of Chilean literature from the times of the Spanish conquest to the present. By emphasizing transnational, hemispheric, and global approaches to Chilean literature, it reflects the relevance of themes such as neoliberalism, migration and exile, as well as subfields like ethnic studies, and gender and sexuality studies. It showcases the diversity of Chilean literature throughout all periods, regions, ethnocultural groups and social classes, all the while foregrounding its regional variations. Unlike previous literary histories, it maps a rich heterogeneity by including works by Chileans of indigenous, African, Jewish, Arab, Asian, and Croatian ancestries, as well as studies of literature by LGTBQ authors and Chilean Americans. Ambitious and authoritative, this book is essential reading for scholars of Chilean Literature, Latin American Literature, the Global South, and World Literature.

Ignacio Lopez-Calvo is Professor of Latin American Literature at the University of California, Merced. He is the author of ninety articles and book chapters and eight monographs. He is also the volume editor of fourteen books. He is the Co-executive director of the journal Transmodernity, as well as the co-executive director of the book series 'Historical and Cultural Interconnections between Latin America and Asia' and 'Anthem Studies in Latin American Literature and Culture Series.'

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