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Title: Peruvian Traditions
Description: Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2004. orig.cloth. 22x14cm, xlv,263 pp. Series: Library of Latin America.. Minor rubbing. VG. Translated from the Spanish by Helen Lane. Edited with an introduction and chronology by Christopher Conway. ["In his lifetime, the Peruvian Ricardo Palma (1838-1919) was one of the most popular and imitated writers in Latin America. As head of the National Library in Lima, Palma had access to a rich source of historical journals and records. His historical miscellanies, which he called "traditions", are witty anecdotes about conquerors, viceroys, corrupt and lovelorn friars, tragic loves and notorious characters"b - publisher's description].

Keywords: Latin American Literature, Peru, Legends, South America, , , , ,

Price: US$ 50.00 Seller: Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark
- Book number: BOOKS022289I

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