Breviario hispanoamericano de letras- the first in Russia Anthology of Latin American literature by RUDN professor Olga Chesnokova and Pedro Leonardo Talavera-Ibarra has been published in RUDN publishing house.
Latin American literature is a unique phenomenon in world literature combining European, Indian and African features. The anthology contains original samples of verbal art of ancient civilizations of Latin America, texts of eminent representatives of Latin American literature of late XIX - early XXI century reflecting different literary trends. The chosen texts are aimed at motivating students to independent work with the original texts.
Professor Olga Chesnokova — Doctor in Philological sciences, professor of the department of foreign languages of the Philological faculty, expert in variations of the Spanish language, theory and practice of intercultural communication, Latin American Toponomy and semiotics of literary texts.
Pedro Leonardo Talavera-Ibarra – RUDN graduate, Doctor in comparative literary studies in Texas University, USA, professor of the department of foreign languages Of Southern University, Missouri, USA, expert in comparative poetics, Spanish and Latin American civilization and distant teaching of Spanish and literature.
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