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- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 89.99
This is the first volume of critical essays in English on the much-studied Lima Barreto. Each chapter explores not only his life and vast body of work but also the historical and societal conditions in which his literary voice emerged. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
'THIS SHORT BOOK IS A REVELATION AND AN INSPIRATION. USING THE SIMPLE BUT BRILLIANT DEVICE OF AN EXCHANGE OF FAXES FROM ACROSS TIME. IT REVEALS TO US WHAT THE FUTURE MAY HOLD' FROM THE FOREWORD BY SIR RICHARD ROGERS Originally published in 1996 more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 8.99
Just when Felix Taylor thought the 23rd century was returning to normal, someone has discovered the time machine and plans to reverse Felix's discovery of lupus ridens , or "laughing wolf." Felix and Caroline must follow this stranger back in time and stop him or her before Felix's world turns to dust. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 115.00
This book testifies to Fernando Pessoa's central prominence in the world of modern literature, particularly English literature. Its eighteen short essays by the most distinguished international scholars examine Pessoa's influences, his dialogues with other writers and artistic movements, and the responses his work has generated. The book is... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 82.80
Inhaltsverzeichnis Inhalt: J. Hennig, Zur literaturwissenschaftlichen Betrachtung der Liturgie - M. Bircher / P. Daly, Catharina Regina von Greiffenberg und Johann Wilhelm von Stubenberg. Zur Frage der Autorschaft zweier anonymer Widmungsgedichte - A. Pellegrini, Die Krise der Aufklärung. Das dichterische Werk von Christian Fürchtegott Gellert und... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Considering how literary texts address the transformations that Brazil has undergone since its 1985 transition to democracy, this study proposes that Brazilian contemporary literature is informed by the struggle for social, civil, and cultural rights and that literary production has created spaces for historically disenfranchised communities. more...
- Carcanet 2012; US$ 29.09
Author of paradoxes as clear as water and, as water, dizzying: ... mysterious man who does not cultivate mystery, mysterious as the mid-day moon, taciturn phantom of the Portuguese mid-day - who is Pessoa?' asks Octavio Paz. This collection of the work of Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935) answers that question. It is an essential introduction to the work... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 115.00
This expanded version of a 1977 annotated bibliography on the poetry of King Alfonso X of Spain (1221-1284) contains five times as many entries and covers the poetry, the art and the music of the 'Cantigas de Santa Maria' as well as the king's lesser-known profane poetry. 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...