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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 158.00
In this brilliant overview of parodic praxis in the Spanish-American novel during the years 1960-1985, Elzbieta SkPlodowska examines several aspects of parody: its role in the renovation of anachronistic forms of discourse (mock-epic) and the re-writing of the canon of the historical novel; its function in transgressing literary formulas (detective... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 165.00
During the Golden Age, poetry and drama entered into a dynamic intertextual and intergeneric exchange. The Comedia appropriated the different poetic currents prevalent during the Renaissance and also often enacted the controversies surrounding poetic language. Of particular interest is the influence of gongorismo on the comedia. Luis de Góngora... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 98.00
How did modern man come to believe in the object of the economy? What hopes made us accept scientific authority about this illusive thing? What kinds of persons were attracted by objective knowledge in economic discourse? And how does this knowledge guide our economic life? The Making of the Economy tackles such questions surrounding the modern notion... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 158.00
Malcolm K. Read employs a psychoanalytic model which sees civilization as a manner of instinctual renunciation in this analysis of selected texts from the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries. Focusing on their moments of silence and contradiction, he demonstrates that certain attitudes toward the body expressed in these texts have a basis,... more...
- A&C Black 2010; US$ 19.49
These three tragedies were written at the height if Lorcas powers and display his innovative mix of Spanish popular tradition and modern dramatic technique. Blood Wedding tells the story of a couple drawn irresistibly together in the face of an arranged marriage; Doña Rosita the Spinster follows the appalling fate of a young woman beguiled... more...
- A&C Black 2007; US$ 12.99
Yerma (meaning Barren) is one of three tragic plays about peasants and rural life that make up Lorcas rural trilogy. It is possibly Lorcas harshest play following a womans Herculeanstruggle against the curse of infertility. The womans barrennessbecomes a metaphor for her marriage in a traditional society... more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 70.00
Cuba's cultural influence throughout the Western Hemisphere, and especially in the United States, has been disproportionally large for so small a country. This landmark volume is the first comprehensive overview of poetry written over the past sixty years. Presented in a beautiful Spanish-English en face edition, The Whole Island makes available... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 1999; US$ 8.99
Lope de Vega (1562-1635), the architect of the drama of the Spanish Golden Age, created plots and characters notable for their energy, inventiveness and dramatic power, and which, in contrast to French classical drama, combine the serious and the comic in their desire to imitate life. This unique edition combines Lope's best-known play Fuente Ovejuna,... more...