"World renowned as one of the masters of contemporary fiction, Julio Cortazar was also a prolific poet, who in his final months in Paris, ill with leukemia, assembled what he wanted saved of his life's work in verse. This expanded edition of Save Twilight, offers a bilingual survey of Cortazar's enduring poetry ranging through his various voices, moods, and styles"--
11) Julio Cortázar
Cortazár's preoccupation with 20th century life and his rejection of its values is placed in historical context and examined as a theme in his works, in particular his masterpiece Rayuela. Archival material and interviews with contemporaries bring to life the times that shaped Cortazár's oeuvre and ensured its enduring legacy.
12) The Seven Madmen
"A weird wonder of Argentine and modern literature, a crucial work for Julio Cortazar ("If there's one person in my country I feel close to, it's Roberto Arlt"), The Seven Madmen begins when its hapless and hopeless hero, Erdosain, is dismissed from his job as a bill collector for embezzlement. Then his wife leaves him and things only go downhill after that. Erdosain wanders the crowded, confusing streets of Buenos Aires, thronging with immigrants...