A Hammock Beneath the Mangoes: Stories from Latin America (Paperback)

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By Thomas Colchie (Editor)
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Introduction

One: The River Plate

Horacio Quiroga: The Dead Man
Julia Cortazar: Axolotl
Armonia Somers: Waiting for Polidoro
Jorge Luis Borges: The Circular Ruins
Juan Carlos Onetti: The Dog Will Have Its Day
Adolfo Bioy Casares: The Idol
Manuel Puig: Relative Humidity 95%

Two: Chile

Isabel Allende: Toad's Mouth

Three: Brazil

Jorge Amado: The Miracle of the Birds
Murilo Rubiao: The Ex-Magician from the Minhota Tavern
Clarice Lispector: Love
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis: The Psychiatrist
Moacyr Scliar: The Plagues
Joao Guimaraes Rosa: The Third Bank of the River
Joao Ubaldo Ribeiro: It Was a Different Day When They Killed the Pig
Lygia Fagundes Telles: The Corset
Rubem Fonseca: Lonelyhearts
Paulo Emilio Salles Gomes: Twice with Helena

Four: Mexico

Carlos Fuentes: The Doll Queen
Juan Rulfo: Luvina

Five: The Caribbean

Rosario Ferre The Gift
Reinaldo Arenas: Bestial Among the Flowers
Ana Lydia Vega: Story-Bound
Gabriel Garcia Marquez: The Last Voyage of the Ghost Ship
Guillermo Cabrera Infante: The Phantom of the Essoldo
Alejo Carpentier: Journey Back to the Source

About the Author


Thomas Colchie is an acclaimed translator, editor, and literary agent for international authors. He is the editor of A Hammock Beneath the Mangoes. He has written for the Village Voice and The Washington Post. His translations include Manuel Puig's Kiss of the Spider Woman and (with Elizabeth Bishop, Gregory Rabassa, and Mark Strand) Carlos Drummond de Andrade's Travelling in the Family.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780452268661
ISBN-10: 0452268664
Publisher: Plume Books
Publication Date: October 23rd, 1992
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Plume Fiction