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Emilio Carballido
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First published in Spanish as El Norte in 1959, this novel by Carballido is the story of a woman growing old and her young lover, who discovers how alone he really is in the world. It was published in English in 1968 as The Norther, translated by Margaret Sayers Peden.

The famous Mexican muralist Diego Rivera died in 1959, but he was a contemporary of Carballido My Art, My Life. An Autobiography is a 1991 reprint of this work released in 1960. Rivera's work chronicles the struggles and triumphs of the workers, and evidence a strong leftist orientation.

The work of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes is known internationally. Although he is also a playwright and a critic, his fiction has won him the most acclaim. Burnt Water is a translation of twelve of his stories written from 1954 and published in English in 1980.

Many call Mexican poet Octavio Paz the foremost...

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