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- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 42.95
Best known for his novels, Harris had written fiction and non-fiction since the 1960s. This provides the most comprehensive collection of his essays, interviews and lectures from the '60s to the present. Includes a bibliography of his work. 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...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 74.99
This work offers an analysis of an emerging genre in African-American and Caribbean fiction: the novels of black women writers who have returned to their ancestral past. Novels such as Toni Morrison's "Beloved" and Jean Rhys' "Wide Sargasso Sea" are assessed. 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...
- 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...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 30.00
Race mixture has played a formative role in the history of the Americas, from the western expansion of the United States to the political consolidation of emerging nations in Latin America. Debra J. Rosenthal examines nineteenth-century authors in the United States and Spanish America who struggled to give voice to these contemporary dilemmas about... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 18.99
"The Library of Babel" is arguably Jorge Luis Borges' best known story--memorialized along with Borges on an Argentine postage stamp. Now, in The Unimaginable Mathematics of Borges' Library of Babel, William Goldbloom Bloch takes readers on a fascinating tour of the mathematical ideas hidden within one of the classic works of modern... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 95.00
This book examines how Latin American writers, artists, and intellectuals negotiate with an evolving Western culture which, through neo-colonial structures, relegates them to marginal or subaltern positions. Among the authors studied are: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Rubén Darío, Jorge Luis Borges, and Alberto Fuguet. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 15.99
Nataniel Aguirre (1843-1888) was a statesman and active participant in shaping Bolivian politics and economics. His novel functionalizes the memories of the last soldier of the Wars of Independence. The story is told as the reminiscences of Colonel de la Rosa. more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 79.99
Demonstrating that an intercultural dialogue and constant cultural brokering are a must in our post-colonial world, the essays in this volume are a valuable contribution to the ongoing discourse on post-colonial diasporic literatures and identities. more...