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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Published on 31/03/04
Accepted on 31/03/04
Submitted on 31/03/04

Volume 19, Issue 1, 2004
DOI: 10.7203/caplletra.36.4901
Licence: CC BY-NC-SA license

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