Mexican Writers on Writing

Mexican Writers on Writing

Edited by Margaret Sayers Peden

Mexican writers discuss what it means to write, and to be a writer, in their beloved homeland

The pieces collected in Mexican Writers on Writing present a vibrant cross-section of Mexican authors’ thoughts on the written word, from Carlos Fuentes’s instructional Decalogue, to Bernardo de Balbuena’s eloquent dissertation on the beauty of poetry, to Octavio Paz’s analysis of the essence of translation. From the literature of colonialism ...

  • Paperback
  • 9781595340344
  • Published: March 2007