The regional novel. In the late 20s and during the decade of the 30 narrators Americans react to the exotic and modern cosmopolitan and become aware of the uniqueness of their environment. Romulo Gallegos, Ricardo Guiraldes, and Ciro Alegria are the representatives of the regionalist novel. The novel of the '40s and '50s. Since the 40s, the narrators will abandon regionalism to create a "new novel" that will live its climax in the so-called boom of the '60s. Its characteristics are: - new writers overcome the limitations of regionalism: lose intention at rural and the urban landscape sustitiyen. - Problems of contemporary man, his desires and feelings, conviernten the main theme of his works. - Assimilate the achievements of European and American avant-garde: are influenced by writers like Kafka, Joyce, .... or movements such as Surrealism.
Introduce technical innovations such as subjectivism, the interior monologue ,.... and used glowing language. - Advocate new styles: as "magical realism" that ended up prevailing in the 60s. The most important authors include Jorge Luis Borges Ficciones, El Aleph, The Book of Sand, etc. They are collections of short in telat q g the author renews January. Borges's stories dealing with fantastic themes, philosophical and esotelicos. Their stories blend several genres. Juan Rulfo. Pedro Paramo. José Lezama Lima Paradiso, baroque novel in q the author reconstructs the world of childhood. Ernesto Sabato, On Heroes and Tombs, reflection on recent history of Argentina.