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The Plain in Flames

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Juan Rulfo is one of the most important writers of twentieth-century Mexico, though he wrote only two books--the novel Pedro P???ramo (1955) and the short story collection El llano en llamas (1953). First translated into English in 1967 as The Burning Plain , these starkly realistic stories create a psychologically acute portrait of poverty and dignity in the countryside at a time when Mexico was undergoing rapid industrialization following the upheavals of the Revolution. According to Ilan Stavans, the stories' "depth ...

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The Plain in Flames
2012, University of Texas Press

ISBN-13: 9780292743854

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The Plain in Flames
2012, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292725836

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