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The Plain in Flames (Joe R. and Teresa Lozana Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture (Paperback)) characters ´ 104 Juan Rulfo is one of the most important writers of twentieth century Mexico though he wrote only two books the novel Pedro Páramo 1955 and the short story collection El llano en llamas 1953 First translated into English in 1967 as The Burning Plain these starkly realistic stories create a psychologically acute portrait of poverty and dignity in the countryside at a time when Mexico was undergoing rapid industrialization following the upheavals of the Revolution According to Ilan Stavans the stories' depth HIghly memorable short stories set in Mexico in the first half of the 20th century often in lawless times as in the title story The Plain in Flames Terse not a word wasted surprising altogether convincing the standard of the writing here is exceptionally high One or two short stories don t benefit from being translated into slightly unconvincing collouial style and the two short stories added according to the translator only to later editions of the collection seem a little weaker than the othersOverall though I would very strongly recommend this to other readers

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The Plain in Flames (Joe R. and Teresa Lozana Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture (Paperback)) characters ´ 104 Old Augenbram present fresh translations of the original fifteen stories as well as twostories that have not appeared in English before The Legacy of Matilde Arcángel and The Day of the Collapse The translators have artfully preserved the author's peasantisms in appreciation of the distinctive voices of his characters Such careful elegiac rendering of the stories perfectly suits Rulfo's Mexico in which people on the edge of despair nonetheless retain a sense of self of integrity that will not be taken awa Very interesting The prose is hard and spare like Hemingway on a good day

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The Plain in Flames (Joe R. and Teresa Lozana Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture (Paperback)) characters ´ 104 Seems almost inexhaustible with a few strokes Rulfo creates a complex human landscape defined by desolation These stories are lessons in morality They are also astonishing examples of artistic distillationTo introduce a new generation of readers to Rulfo's unsurpassable literary talents this new translation repositions the collection as a classic of world literature Working from the definitive Spanish edition of El llano en llamas established by the Fundación Juan Rulfo Ilan Stavans and co translator Har fantastic short story writer dry as a bone and says less than a gravestone really brillaint