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- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 40.00
Nicholas White examines how novels represent the crisis in 'family values' in late nineteenth-century France. A wide cultural perspective informs close readings of tales of adultery, illegitimacy, incest and divorce by popular novelists such as Zola and Maupassant as well as by hitherto neglected figures of the period. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 37.00
Explores the dynamics of imitation among early modern European powers in literary and historiographical texts from sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century Spain, Italy, England, and the New World. The author considers problems of reading and literary transmission; imperial ideology and colonial identities; counterfeits and forgery; and piracy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 133.00
Given the welcomed shift throughout the academy away from essentialist and biologically fixed understandings of "race" and the body, it is a curiosity worth exploring that so many sophisticated-and even radical-narratives retain physical and behavioral heredity as a guiding trope. The persistence of this concept in Caribbean literature informs not... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 26.00
Contributors to this volume examine the role played by historical events and cultural contexts in the elaboration of the Spanish novel. This companionable survey, which includes a chronology and guide to further reading, offers a survey of the innovative techniques of the Spanish novel and of the debates surrounding it. more...
- Free Press 2006; US$ 14.95
Here are the sights, sounds, and rhythms of Cuba, revealed in the evocative works of some of the finest Cuban and Cuban American poets of the twentieth century. In Burnt Sugar, bestselling translator Lori Marie Carlson and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Oscar Hijuelos have created an intimate collection of some of their favorite modern poems, all... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 95.00
In Private Topographies , Grzegorczyk identifies and analyzes the types of postcolonial subjectivity prevalent among the Creole (Euro-American) ruling classes in post-independence, nineteenth-century century Latin America as articulated through their relation to their surroundings. Exactly how did creole elites change their self-conception in the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 95.00
Remembering Maternal Bodies is a collection of essays about the writings of several Latina and Latin American women writers who remember their mothers, and/or challenge our commonly held beliefs about motherhood and maternity, in an effort to stop depression and melancholy. It suggests that the widespread violent depression and sometimes suicidal melancholy... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1986; US$ 45.00
Questing Fictions was first published in 1986. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Questing Fictions analyzes twentieth-century Latin American fiction in the light of contemporary literary theory.... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 13.00
The masterwork of Spain?s preeminent dramatist?now in a new verse translation Life Is a Dream is a work many hold to be the supreme example of Spanish Golden Age drama. Imbued with highly poetic language and humanist ideals, it is an allegory that considers contending themes of free will and predestination, illusion and reality, played out against... more...