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The History of Surrealism, written by Maurice Nadeau and published in 1944 in French, is a classic text on this avant-garde movement. It provides an overall account of the movement and its evolution as well as internal debates about the meaning of artistic production. Leading surrealist proponents like Breton, Tzara, and Aragon are quoted extensively.

Published in 1967, Luis Harss and Barbara Dohmann's book Into the Mainstream: Conversations with Latin American Writers is one of the first books to present interviews with the leading writers of the Spanish-American Boom period. Interviews with Asturias, Borges, Cortazar, Fuentes, García Márquez and Vargas Llosa are included.

Landmarks in Modern Latin American Fiction, edited by Philip Swanson, provides a variety of essays on notable twentieth-century Latin American authors. Included are essays on magical realist authors like García Márquez and Borges as well as...

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