Posted 13 July, 2016 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

national literature will shine in FILGUA by Editorial Culture

Culture Editorial participation in the International Book Fair in Guatemala (FILGUA), que en 2016 It takes place from 14 to the 24 July, It is particularly important for the dissemination of works of Guatemalan literati. The editor Francisco Morales Santos said that the publishing house of the Ministry of Culture and Sports "is the largest fund of national authors".

Since its first participation in 2003, the publisher of the portfolio has positioned the works of both classical artists of national literature as contemporary writers. Among the writers that the audience attending the fair prefers Rafael Arevalo Martinez have, Francisco Mendez, Caesar Brañas and Miguel Angel Asturias.

Santos Morales states that, in previous years have also been "Best Sellers" works by artists like Luz Mendez de la Vega, Alaíde Foppa, Mario Roberto Morales, Luis Alfredo Arango and Byron Quinonez.

En esta ocasión se ofrecerá un catálogo de cien títulos. These are selected taking into account past experience at the fair and the degree of acceptance of the authors and themes.

Among the new features are three titles dedicated Ruben Dario Nicaraguan writer, who are commemorated 100 years after his death: “Rubén Darío, Enrique Gómez Carrillo y El Modernismo: La Lírica y la Prosa Flamígeras”, de Mario Alberto Carrera; "Rare", where Darius himself makes portraits of his favorite writers and "Poems for Children of Ruben Dario".

With "Poetry Raul Leiva", the publisher also joins the tribute of the Guatemalan writer, who fulfill 100 years old. Otro de los títulos novedosos es “Las ideas políticas en el teatro de Manuel Galich”, an analytical essay by Mario Alberto Carrera.

Among the activities Editorial Culture held in the framework of the fair are the presentations of the book "Retrieving lost tracks: el surgimiento de narrativas indígenas contemporáneas en Abyayala”, Arturo Cruz, Sunday 17 to 15 hours and the book "Nursery Rhymes Ruben Dario", Thursday 21 to 15 hours.

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-Ministry of Culture and Sports