Category: Literature

Argentine literature was born with some particular features which make it similar to and different from other literatures. In the same way, different styles found their peculiar path within the pages of Argentine letters. The Argentina literature and its authors. What were the main writers and their works. As they struggled to give birth to their stories, facing a conflicting national reality.
Lunfardo, a mixture of European and Criollo features but ultimately an Argentine language, also is described here.
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10 Emblematic Argentine Writers

Breve informe sobre los 10 escritores argentinos emblemáticos. Los 10 escritores argentinos de todos los tiempos, cuya obra fue un punto de inflexión en la historia de la literatura argentina; y las 10 obras más representativas que se inscriben como fundamentales en la literatura argentina. Esteban Echeverría (1805-1851) Su relato El Matadero es considerado el . Se publicó en 1876,  mas de veinte años después de su muerte, y anticipó la narrativa realista de nuestro país. Domingo Faustino Sarmiento (1811-1888) Facundo, obra publicada en 1845, constituye el primer intento de abordar la realidad nacional. Su lenguaje serio y...

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Argentine Literature History

Article of the guest columnist, Luis Ricardo Furlán for surdelsur.com From 1810 to 1879 Within the panorama of Latin American letters, the origin of Argentine literature lacks the American Indian features distinguishing, for instance, those of Mexico and Peru. The earliest records are chronicles of foreign travelers: Ulrico Schmidl (1510-1580) and Martín del Barco Centenera (1510-1580). and Ruy Díaz de Guzmán. Luis de Tejeda, a disciple of Góngora and St. Juan de la Cruz, is the first Argentine poet. First Chronicler and First Argentine Poet Ruy Diaz de Guzman (1558-1629) native of Asuncion, Paraguay, is considered...

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