Volume 14, Number 4, October 31, 2021

Special Edition
History and Fiction in Contemporary Literature

Guest Editors: Rodica Grigore & Jay Corwin

Introduction: The Fiction of History and the History of Fiction
Rodica Grigore

History, Mythology, and 20th Century Latin American Fiction
Jay Corwin

The Teddy Bear Grab Crane Machine
Rui Zink

Montevideo Crisscrossed. Two Novels by Mario Benedetti: The Truce and Thanks for the Fire
Pedro Serrano

Alejo Carpentier, The Harp and the Shadow: Literature, History and Fiction
Rodica Grigore

The Unpredictable Lightness of History in Nicolas Cavaillès’ Novellas on the Mauritius Islands
Fevronia Novac

The Modern Novella or nouvelle beyond the Short Story and the Novel
José Cardona-López

La ultima verdad de la ficción (The Last Truth of Fiction)
Alonso Cueto

María Zambrano y el pensar atlántico (María Zambrano and the Atlantic Thinking)
Julio Ortega

El horror quedó en los archivos: la novela 300 (The Horror of the Archives: The Novel 300)
Rafael Ángel Herra

El Buitre de la Historia en El reino de este mundo de Alejo Carpentier (The Vulture of History in The Kingdom of This World by Alejo Carpentier)
Fernando Valerio-Holguín

Caminando la ciudad y los barrios de Buenos Aires. Literatura argentina en las décadas de 1920 y 1930 (Walking the city and the neighbourhoods of Buenos Aires. Argentine Literature in the 1920s and 1930s)
Pablo Baisotti

Book Review: James M. Binnall, Twenty Million Angry Men: The Case for Including Convicted Felons in Our Jury System. University of California Press. 2021.  Free Content – Free Content
Reviewed by Kennedy Ratcliff

Book Review: Reid, S. and Valasik, M., Alt-Right Gangs: A Hazy Shade of White. Oakland, CA: University of California Press. 2020.  Free Content – Free Content
Reviewed by Karla G. Zachary

Book Review: Flanders, J., The Invention of Murder: How The Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime. New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press. 2011.  Free Content – Free Content
Reviewed by George Dwain Spillman, Jr.