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Myself with Others: Selected Essays

Fuentes, Carlos

Published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux (1988), New York, 1988
ISBN 10: 0374217505 / ISBN 13: 9780374217501
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Title: Myself with Others: Selected Essays

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux (1988), New York

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed By Author

Edition: First Edition

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A group of essays on politics, art, history, and the Spanish language and literature. Inscribed in Spanish on dedication page. Very good book in very good DJ, not price clipped. Bookseller Inventory # 60460

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Synopsis: In Myself with Others, Fuentes has assembled essays reflecting three of the great elements of his work: autobiography, love of literature, and politics. They include his reflections on his beginning as a writer, his celebrated Harvard University commencement address, and his trenchant examinations of Cervantes, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and Borges.

About the Author: Carlos Fuentes (1928-2012) was one of the most influential and celebrated voices in Latin American literature. He was the author of 24 novels, including Aura, The Death of Artemio Cruz, The Old Gringo and Terra Nostra, and also wrote numerous plays, short stories, and essays. He received the 1987 Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's highest literary honor.
Fuentes was born in Panama City, the son of Mexican parents, and moved to Mexico as a teenager. He served as an ambassador to England and France, and taught at universities including Harvard, Princeton, Brown and Columbia. He died in Mexico City in 2012.

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