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- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
Addressing the issue of how gendered spatial relations impact the production of literary works, this book discusses gender implications of spatial categories: the notions of home and away, placement and displacement, dwelling and travel, location and dislocation, and the 'quest for place' in women's writing from Argentina from 1920 to the present. more...
Studies in the Literary Achievement of João Guimarães Rosa, the Foremost Brazilian Writer of the Twentieth CenturyThe Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 179.95
This collection of centenary conference essays examines and analyzes the literature of João Guimarães Rosa and his impact on literature. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 59.99
Postcolonial literatures can be defined as the body of creative work written by authors whose lands were formerly colonized. This book is a research guide to postcolonial literatures in English, specifically from former British colonies in Africa, the Caribbean, and South Asia. While this volume focuses exclusively on Anglophone literatures, it... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 225.00
Latino/a literature is one of the fastest developing fields in the discipline of literary studies. It represents an identity that is characterized by fluidity and diversity, often explored through divisions formed by language, race, gender, sexuality, and immigration. The Routledge Companion to Latino/a Literature presents over forty essays... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 159.00
This book explores through theory and in-depth textual criticism how novelists from formerly colonised societies have exploited indigenous codes and conventions of aesthetic representation to transform the novel into an effective medium for cultural and political resistance to (neo)colonialism. Concentrating on novels written between the late 1940s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 147.00
This study focuses on the ways in which two of the most prominent Caribbean women writers residing in the United States, Michelle Cliff and Jamaica Kincaid, have made themselves at home within Caribbean poetics, even as their migration to the United States affords them participation and acceptance within its literary space. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998; US$ 14.99
Jamaica Kincaid's incantatory, poetic, and often shockingly frank recounting of her brother Devon Drew's life is also the story of her family on the island of Antigua, a constellation centered on the powerful, sometimes threatening figure of the writer's mother. Kincaid's unblinking record of a life that ended too early speaks volumes about the difficult... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
Featuring canonical Spanish American and Brazilian texts of the 1920s and 30s, Corporeality in Early Twentieth-Century Latin American Literature is an innovative analysis of the body as site of inscription for avant-garde objectives such as originality, subjectivity, and subversion. more...
- Coffee House Press 2013; US$ 9.99
Winner, Discover Great New Writers Award. Winner, Minnesota Book Award for Fiction. "Profound.... a quietly stunning work that leaves soft tracks in the heart."-- The Washington Post BookWorld "Merits placement beside some of the mesmerizing new literature with its roots in Latin America."-- The New York Times Book Review more...