Books Like The Switchman by Juan José Arreola | Suggested Reading

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Bestiaro (1958) is Juan José Arreola's most famous work besides Confabulario and Other Inventions. It is a collection of short stories, vignettes, and fables using animals to personify human qualities.

Arreola's best-known work is Confabulario and Other Inventions (1964). It contains the sum total of his work through 1961, including his most acclaimed short stories.

Where the Air Is Clear (1971) is Carlos Fuentes' first and best-known novel. The lyrically told story includes members across the social spectrum in post-Revolutionary Mexico.

Existence and Being (1949) is Martin Heidegger's definitive work on existentialist thought.

Ross Larson's Fantasy and Imagination in the Mexican Narrative (1977) is an excellent resource for contextualizing the work of many Mexican authors, including Arreola.

Juan Rulfo is a contemporary of Arreola, and worked with him on publications in the early 1940s. His The Burning Plain (1941) is a collection of evocative, beautifully written...

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