Dr. Carolina Miranda lectures at Victoria University in Wellington.2012 0-7734-4076-3
Arlt is an influential Latin American novelist. His literary production was not confined to novels and he also wrote shorter narratives individually. It was not until long after his death that he began to receive national and international fame.
An aesthetic appraisal of an author whose work possessed a trenchant social realism fused with fantasy, which was an early precursor to Latin America’s greatest literary accomplishment, Magical Realism.