Contemporary Colombian Literature Quiz

AdventuresomeSeal avatar
AdventuresomeSeal
·

Start Quiz

Study Flashcards

14 Questions

Which author's work is known for exploring themes of conflict, corruption, and the urban environment?

Who wrote the novel 'Olvido que seremos' which has a strong argumentative structure and deals with themes of memory and identity?

Among the listed authors, who is known for the work 'La música'?

Who is recognized for exploring common themes like the city, relationships, and the use of art, music, and education in Colombian contemporary literature?

'La virgen de los sicarios' and 'Rosario Tijeras' are notable works by which authors?

Which theme is NOT commonly explored in Colombian contemporary literature?

Who is NOT mentioned as a prominent author in the Colombian contemporary literature movement?

Which work is associated with themes of corruption and government critique in Colombian contemporary literature?

Which work is associated with a strong argumentative structure and themes of memory and identity?

Who among the listed authors is known for winning the Premio Alfaguara award for their work?

Which author's work is particularly noteworthy for focusing on historical consciousness and critiquing government and corruption?

Which novel is NOT mentioned as a notable work in Colombian contemporary literature?

Among the authors mentioned, who explores themes related to conflict, corruption, and the urban environment in their work?

'La virgen de los sicarios' and 'Rosario Tijeras' are notable works related to which theme in Colombian contemporary literature?

Summary

  • The text is about discussing contemporary literature in Colombia.
  • Contemporary Colombian literature is characterized by its richness and diversity, influenced by the country's political, social, and cultural realities.
  • The movement started in 1970 and continues to the present day.
  • Key issues include political restrictions, violence, war, and the narcotrafficking industry.
  • Prominent authors in this movement include Germán Spinoza, Laura Restrepo, William Ospina, Andrés Caicedo, Gustavo Gordillo, and many others.
  • The literature often critiques corruption and government, aiming to raise historical consciousness and reflect on current issues.
  • Common themes include the city, relationships, and the use of art, music, and education.
  • Mario Mendoza is an author known for his work "Satanás" and explores themes of conflict, corruption, and the urban environment.
  • "Olvido que seremos" by Héctor Abad Faciolince is a novel with a strong argumentative structure and deals with themes of memory and identity.
  • Piedad Bonnett's novel "Delirio" was a Premio Alfaguara winner.
  • Andrés Caicedo's "La música" is a contemporary novel worth mentioning.
  • Jorge Franco's "Rosario Tijeras" and Fernando Vallejo's "La virgen de los sicarios" are also notable works.
  • Other authors and genres such as Rafael Gutiérrez Girardot, poetry, short stories, and essays are also part of Colombian contemporary literature.

Description

Test your knowledge of contemporary Colombian literature, exploring key authors, themes, and works from the movement that began in the 1970s. From political critiques to reflections on Colombian society, this quiz covers prominent writers like Laura Restrepo, Mario Mendoza, and more.

Make Your Own Quiz

Transform your notes into a shareable quiz, with AI.

Get started for free

More Quizzes Like This

Quiz
5 questions
Quiz
ComelyWetland6526 avatar
ComelyWetland6526
Use Quizgecko on...
Browser
Browser