Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Mèxic en l'obra de Pere Calders

Carme Gregori


Pere Calders’ long exile in Mexico gave rise, in a literary sense, to the works
which critics have given the name “Mexican themes”: «Gent de l’alta vall», «L’ombra de l’atzavara» and «Aquí descansa Nevares», published together in volume 2 of his «Obres Completes», together with «Apunts per a dos contes mexicans». The principle aspects I will deal with in this article are the homogeneity or heterogeneity of these works in relation to the rest of Calders’ work, the discussion on whether his work can be described as “realistic” and their lukewarm reception of his work.

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