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La literatura de Costa Rica-final
Transcript of La literatura de Costa Rica-final
Costa Rica has a relatively young literary tradition influenced
by colonization and European
La literatura de Costa Rica
This generation is marked by forming a national
consciousness of what it means to be Costa Rican.
Their writing was strongly influenced by ties to France
Manuel Argüello Mora
Manuel de Jesús Jiménez
Roberto Brenes Mesén
The Repertory Generation
Costa Rica's upper class started to crumble which
made way for new writing styles such as the grotesque style, fierce and corrosive humor, parody, and satire. Notable writer Carmen Lyra spoke of discrimination and abuse in the banana fields.
Writers from this generation:
Joaquín García Monge
The 40's generation
Many social reforms took place in this generation
and it was a time of questioning and renewal.
Writers from this time period are:
José Basileo Acuña
Isaac Felipe Azofeifa
Carlos Luis Fallas
José Marín Cañas
Carlos Luis Sáenz
Carlos Salazar Herrera
The urban generation
Industrialization and city life are the theme of this generation.
José León Sánchez
The generation of disenchantment (1980–present)
This movement has been characterized by a move
away from the traditional and a plurality of styles
More about Costa Rican literature:
Things to think about?
Why is literature relatively young in Costa Rica?
How does literature in Costa Rica compare with that of the United States?