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- Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 15.99
Widely acknowledged as the first Chilean novel, Martin Rivas (1862) by Alberto Blest Gana (1830-1920) is at once a passionate love story and an optimistic representation of Chilean nationhood. Written shortly after a decade of civil conflict, it is an indispensable source for understanding politics and society in nineteenth-century Chile. The hero... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 95.00
Taking a comparative view of literary and cultural production in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the U.S., Sugg traces and analyzes modes of minority identity and its representation in various circuits across the Americas. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 99.99
There is a wealth of published literature in English by Latin American women writers, but such material can be difficult to locate due to the lack of available bibliographic resources. In addition, the various types of published narrative (short stories, novels, novellas, autobiographies, and biographies) by Latin American women writers has increased... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 95.00
This book traces the ways in which problems of imaginative authority and authorship structure the fiction and non-fiction of V.S. Naipaul and resonate in postcolonial literature. Imraan Coovadia argues that the post-colonial societies Naipaul studies in novels such as† A Bend in the River †and† Guerillas †are defined by the fragility of their authority.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 133.00
Taking an interdisciplinary approach, Page casts light on the role of citizenship, immigration, and transnational mobility in Caribbean migrant and diaspora fiction. Page's historical, socio-cultural study responds to the general trend in migration discourse that presents the Caribbean experience as unidirectional and uniform across the geographical... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 44.00
In Narrating from the Margins , Nagihan Haliloglu casts a discerning look at Jean Rhyss protagonists and the ways in which they engage in self-narration. The book offers a close reading of Rhyss novels, with particular attention to the links between identity construction and self-narration, in a modernist and postcolonial idiom. It draws... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 65.00
This interdisciplinary work deals with the intersection of projects of modernity with constructions of race and ethnicity in the Andes. The book analyzes indigenista writings, the multidisciplinary work of osť Marža Arguedas, and the anthropological experiments of the nineteen-fifties. It addresses the relevance of transculturation theory in a transnational... more...