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By Ilan Stavans

ISBN-10: 041592930X

ISBN-13: 9780415929301

ISBN-10: 0415929318

ISBN-13: 9780415929318

Jews and Latinos were not likely companions via tumultuous instances. This groundbreaking, eclectic publication of readings, edited by way of Ilan Stavans, whom The Washington put up defined as "one of our most desirable cultural critics," deals a sideboard of the ups and downs of that partnership. It comprises a few seventy canonical authors, Jews and non-Jews alike, via whose assorted oeuvre-poetry, fiction, theater, own and philosophical essays, correspondence, historic records, or even kitchen recipes-the reader is ready to navigate the transferring waters of background, from Spain within the 10th century to the Spanish-speaking Americas and the USA at the present time. The Reader showcases the writings of such awesome authors as Solomon ibn Gabirol, Maimonides, Miguel de Cervantes, Henry W. Longfellow, Miguel de Unamuno, Federico García Lorca, Jorge Luis Borges, Jacobo Timerman, Mario Vargas Llosa, Ruth Behar, and Ariel Dorfman to call just a few.

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