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- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 69.99
This is the first book-length study to consider the development and significance of Central American post-conflict poetry; and to study poets such as Luis Chaves, Marta Leonor González, Susana Reyes, and Juan Sobalvarro together with well-known short fiction writers, Claudia Hernández, Jacinta Escudos and Salvador Canjura. Through a deep engagement... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
French Dressing looks at the ancien régime's scenarios of libertine seduction--unsafe sex and its consequences for women's lives. It places the gender performances of male and female-authored novels in dialogue in order to recover the complexity of a century obsessed, as we are today, with writing and living plots of desire. French ... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00
An engagement with the complex semantics of the terms ?risk-taking? and ?risk? promises to provide significant insights about important and perhaps fundamental elements of literary writing in the modern and contemporary eras. The papers from this comparative literature symposium sponsored by the German Research Foundation (DFG) examine the history... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
Jews and Latinos have been unlikely partners through tumultuous times. This groundbreaking, eclectic book of readings, edited by Ilan Stavans, whom The Washington Post described as "one of our foremost cultural critics," offers a sideboard of the ups and downs of that partnership. It includes some seventy canonical authors, Jews and non-Jews alike,... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 115.00
Love poetry in the Spanish Golden Age redefines the lyric poetry that is located at the centre of Imperial Spanish culture's own self-image and self-definition. Disengaging with biographical research and renegotiating Foucauld's epistemic break, this study opens up new horizons in interpretation in four major writers of the period: Garcilaso... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 84.99
Shakespeare and the Spanish Comedia examines masterpieces of early modern English and Spanish theater with attention to issues of transculturation, translation, interpretation and performance. This collection of essays by highly respected British and American scholars and theater practitioners offers a unique transnational view of two great dramatic... more...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 15.99
The poems in Today is the Piano's Birthday are spare, imagistic and suggestive. They cover a range of tones and subjects, moving from love lyrics to a focus on insanity, death and despair. A poem, Michael Harlow says, is: 'a construct of language and space, so that one word discovers another, one perception creates another; so that the poem declares... more...
- ECW Press 2013; US$ 13.99
Picking up and pulling at the vibrant threads of Robert Priest?s last book of poems, Reading the Bible Backward , this collection explores new themes while spanning multiple strands of thought. One strand leads, with unabashed candor and elegance, through the author?s love life; another, through fields of praise; a third experiments with automated... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2013; US$ 15.99
Inspired by a real-life encounter between the poet John Clare and a gypsy named Wisdom Smith , The Gypsy and the Poet is a sequence of sonnets about friendship and madness. In this exciting new collection, poet, critic, and teacher David Morley presents an imagined account of this meeting through poems infused with stories of Romani folklore and... more...
- C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 36.84
Hauptbeschreibung Ferdinand Gregorovius (1821-1891) gehörte bis weit ins 20. Jahrhundert hinein zu den meistgelesenen deutschsprachigen Historikern. Er hat das Italienbild seiner Epoche wesentlichgeprägt. Zwanzig Jahre verbrachte er selbst in Rom; kaum ein Geschichtsschreiber hat wie er vom Genius loci profitiert, kaum einer war so sehr auf ihn angewiesen... more...