The burning plain, and other stories El llano en llamas

Juan Rulfo

Book - 1995

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Series
Texas Pan American series
Subjects
Published
Austin, Tex. : University of Texas Press 1995, c1967.
Language
English
Spanish
Item Description
Translation of: El llano en llamas.
Physical Description
xii, 147 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
ISBN
0292701322
9780292701328
Main Author
Juan Rulfo (-)
  • Macario
  • They gave us the land
  • The Hill of the Comadres
  • We're very poor
  • The man
  • At daybreak
  • Talpa
  • The burning plain
  • Tell them not to kill me!
  • Luvina
  • The night they left him alone
  • Remember
  • No dogs bark
  • Paso del Norte
  • Anacleto Morones.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A major figure in the history of post-Revolutionary literature in Mexico, Juan Rulfo received international acclaim for his brilliant short novel Pedro Páramo (1955) and his collection of short stories El llano en llamas (1953), translated as a collection here in English for the first time. In the transition of Mexican fiction from direct statements of nationalism and social protest to a concentration on cosmopolitanism, the works of Rulfo hold a unique position. These stories of a rural people caught in the play of natural forces are not simply an interior examination of the phenomena of their world; they are written for the larger purpose of showing the actions of humans in broad terms of reality.