Friday, January 7, 2011

Waldo Frank in America Hispana

Instituto de las Españas, Waldo Frank in America Hispana, Lancaster, PA.: Lancaster Press, Inc., 1930.

Waldo Frank (August 25, 1889 – January 9, 1967) was a prolific novelist, historian, literary and social critic. Most well-known for his studies of Spanish and Latin American literature, Frank served as chairman of the First Americans Writers Congress (April 26-27, 1935) and became the first president of the League of American Writers.

En Español.

Founded in 1920 as the Instituto de las Españas, the Hispanic Institute at Columbia University is a scholarly and cultural center whose aims are to disseminate research on Iberian and Latin American cultures culture in all their manifestations and to promote academic and social events that showcase new contributions to Latin American and Iberian cultural production in Europe, Latin America, and the United States.

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