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The Modern Culture of Latin America (Society and the Artist)
The Modern Culture of Latin America - Society and the Artist Author:Jean Franco From a heritage of Indian purity, Negoid vitality and Western sophistication came the culture of Latin America. Storngly influenced by social, political and economic events, and torn between the desire for a national identity and longing for European worldliness the aritst has been in an unenviable position. Yet from this turmoil has arisen an... more » art which is significantly different from Western culture. Rather than being greatly concerned with relationships between the sexes or indiviual experiences, it is more concerned with social ideals and the plight of the oppressed or - and here it acheives its finest vision - with the love and loyalt of a man for his fellow men.
This book with its comprehensive bibliography deals with the period from 1888, when the Modernist poets first emerged, to the present.« less