Introduction to modern Latin American fiction
The purpose of this Article is, in the first
instance, to introduce briefly the history of Latin America and the
conquest and subsequent changes to the ethnic and social landscape.
Secondly, I will touch upon the different modes of story telling
both before and during the conquest of what is today known as Latin
Three Iranian filmmakers
Last week I had to moderate a discussion on
Iranian cinema; The panelists included distinguished film producers
and commentators from Iran as well as well-known scholars of Iranian
cinema from the United States. The discussion that followed made me
reflect on three Iranian filmmakers that I greatly admire.