For the Time Being.
Random House of Canada, English Edition.
This book focuses on a series of plays about social, cultural, and political development of the Americas during the late 18th and 20th centuries. (1941). A commentary on Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.” Excellent book to be used with this unit’s activities.
Garcilaso de La Vega, El Inca.
Royal Commentaries of the Incas and General History of Peru, Part One
. Translated with an Introduction by Harold V. Livermore. Forward by Arnold J. Toynbee. University of Texas Press, Austin and London.
In this book the author focuses on the social, cultural, and racial status of the Criollos. Excellent book to use during the course of studies in this unit.
Loveiray Chirino, Carols.
Spanish edition. Printed by National De Cultura. Ministerio De Education, La Habana, Cuba, 1962.
This book is an excellent representation of the Criollismo Literature. It is a collection of novels. The author focuses on the Criollo Concept in the real sense of the world. An excellent book for bilingual students to use when working with this unit content.
The Ox Cart (La Carreta). Translated from Spanish by
Charles Pilditch. Charles Scribner’s Sons, Inc.
As a Criollo himself, the author presents the Criollo flavor in his book by focusing on the social, economic and political development of the countryman (el jibaro). Highly recommended to be used with this unit.
A History of Latin America
. Penguin Books. Revised and Reprinted in 1983.
This book is an excellent representation of the historical development of the Criollo race, culture and political structures in the New World. The author’s major attributes lie not only in the studies of geographical settings and sociological changes, but rapid development of the Latin regions, hence its discoveries and conquests.
In Quest of Identity.
Patterns in the Spanish American Essay of Ideas, 18901960. The University of North Carolina Press, 1967.
An excellent representation of the Criollo historical development in the New World. The author focuses on major issues such as humanism, racial, cultural, social and political developments. The Criollismo literature is reflected throughout the entire book’s contents.
Narrative De La Joven Cuba Antologia
. Editorial Nascimento, Santiago, De Chile, 1971.
An excellent representation of Criollismo Cubano. The author focuses on the Cuban development since the Colonial era. It is a contrast between the past and present Cuban development.