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Review 71: Celebrating the Americas Society's 40th Anniversay with a Special Supplement on Cultural Agents

Monday, October 31, 2005  |  Daniel Shapiro

The 40th anniversary edition of Review, culled from the hundreds of translations first published in the journal, evidences the Americas Society's deep commitment to presenting innovative works by hemispheric visionaries at all stages of their careers. The edition closes with a special supplement on Cultural Agents, an increasingly important role played by Americas Society, an organization dedicated to creative interventions for the promotion of democracy and social development. ... Read More

Review 70: Focus on Jewish Latin American Writing and Arts

Saturday, April 30, 2005

Includes key texts featured in the Americas Society Literature Spring Program, including those by Argentine author Marcos Aguinis, Brazilian writer Moacyr Scliar, Mexican-born author Ilan Stavans (interviewed by Gabriel Sanders of The Forward), Argentine writer Luisa Futoransky, Peruvian poet Isaac Goldemberg, filmmaker Isaac Artenstein, and leading scholar of Jewish Latin American literature Edna Aizenberg. The work of visual artists Guillermo Kuitca, José Gurvich, and Frans Krajcberg are also showcased in the issue. ... Read More

Review 69: Literature and Arts of the Americas, Contemporary Mexican Writing and Arts

Sunday, October 31, 2004

Features essays, poetry and fiction by writers in the Americas Society’s “Mexico NOW” literature programs “Out of the Labyrinth: Mexican Literature Today” (Nov. 18) and “Bat at Noon:  Remembering Luis Ignacio Helguera” (Nov. 19), among them Homero Aridjis, Carmen Boullosa, Coral Bracho and Carlos Monsiváis. ... Read More

Review 68: Pan-Caribbean Writing and Arts

Friday, April 30, 2004

In Memoriam: “John Coleman on Spectacle Lane,” by Belkis Cuza Malé; “Towards a Reading of Ortiz’s Cuban Counterpoint,” by Enrico Mario Santí; “Creolité: Power, Mimicry, and Dependence,” by A. James Arnold; “Paris Isn’t Always a City in Texas,” by Dany Laferrière; Interview with Raphaël Confiant; “Who Slashed Celanire’s Throat,” by Maryse Condé; “Cherries” and more. ... Read More

Review 67: Central American Writing Today

Friday, October 31, 2003

Includes poetry and prose by Claribel Alegría, Manlio Argueta, Arturo Arias, Gioconda Belli, Ernesto Cardenal, Ana Istarú, Víctor Montejo, Roberto Quesada, and Sergio Ramírez; “Kidnapping Alaíde,” by Otto Raúl González; Interview with Pablo Antonio Cuadra; Texts by Antonio Benítez-Rojo, Ana Castillo, Ricardo Pau-Llosa, Gustavo Pérez-Firmat, Achy Obejas, and Nelly Rosario; Art by Francisco Alvarado, Josefina Guilisasti, and Marco Maggi; Book reviews of new Canadian writing. ... Read More

Review 66: New Canadian Writing

Wednesday, April 30, 2003

Includes prose by Tony Burgess, Christy Ann Conlin, Ian Ferrier, Madeline Monette, Hal Niedzvicki, Timothy Taylor; Play excerpts by François Archambault, Jean Marc Dalpé, Carole Fréchette, Marie Laberge, Larry Tremblay; Art by Louise Belcourt; "Miniatures," by Geneviéve Letarte; Special Feature: "The Parable of the Tapeworm," by Mario Vargas Llosa. ... Read More