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.
Everything in this page, in Argentine Literature section of El Sur del Sur: Argentina: The country, its culture and its people.

Lunfardo and Tango Argentino: Compadrito portrait

Lunfardo and Tango Argentino

Updated October 14, 2020 Lunfardo and tango are certainly not blood brothers. Tango has black blood and lunfardo has gringo blood. I am not taking sides, as far as tango is concerned, in the controversy between Hispanists and Nigroists; I am just saying that what is Spanish in tango is...

Salon Literario de Marcos Sastre Detalle

10 Emblematic Argentine Writers

Updated October 14, 2020 Brief report on the 10 emblematic Argentine writers. The 10 Argentine Writers of All Time, whose work was a turning point in the history of Argentine literature; and the 10 most representative works that are inscribed as fundamental in Argentine literature. Esteban Echeverría (1805-1851) His story...

El Salón de Marcos Sastre. Óleo de Alberto M. Rossi. Detalle Colección Miguel Ángel Moretón

Argentine Literature History

Updated June 9, 2019Article 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...