Readers investigate the cultural topics of each chapter in this anthology of readings by both new and established contemporary Latin American and Latino authors—including Gabriel Garcîa Mårquez, Pablo Neruda, and Silvina Ocampo. In this way, readers can analyze literary selections through discussion and short compositions, write creatively in Spanish, and expand their knowledge of Latin American and Latino culture.
Offers new selections by well-known contemporary authors such as Sandra Cisneros, Gustavo Pérez Firmat, Angeles Mastretta, and more. Opens each chapter with a poem. Offers interviews or autobiographical essays with each author. Provides a new vocabulary section that contains useful Spanish expressions and terms.
Ideal for readers with conversational Spanish skills who want to expand their knowledge of Latin American and Latino literature, or readers who want to increase their conversational and reading skills in Spanish.