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- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
This is the first biography of Latin America's most important poet, the Peruvian César Vallejo, who was born in an Andean village, Santiago de Chuco, on 16 March 1892 and died in Paris on 15 April 1938. It traces the important events of his life and evaluates his poetry, fiction, theatre, political essays and journalism. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00
Jorge Luis Borges-one of the most important Latin American writers-has also attained considerable international stature, and his work is commonly cited in a wide array of scholarship on contemporary fiction. Partly as a consequence of Borges' international identity, and partly because of a long-standing view in Borges criticism that his writing is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00
By blending personal memoir and critical analysis, "Voices of the Survivors "explores cultural and human responses to the violence of political repression and social disintegration perpetrated in Argentina during the so called "Dirty War" of the late '70s and early '80s. Central to the theoretical and critical corpus is the work of scholars writing... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 12.99
Early in September 2012, commentator Alan Jones, responding to a comment by Prime Minister Julia Gillard, said: ?She [Gillard] said that we know societies only reach their full potential if women are politically participating. Women are destroying the joint ? Christine Nixon in Melbourne, Clover Moore here. Honestly.? The twitterverse exploded with... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
Addressing the transnational relationships of Freemasonry, politics, and culture in the field of Latin American and Caribbean literatures and cultures, Writing Secrecy provides insight into Pan-Caribbean, transnational and diasporic formations of these Masonic lodges and their influences on political and cultural discourses in the Americas. more...
- Wings Press 2013; US$ 16.99
A translation of Pablo Neruda?s early collections of odes, this book features poems that are addressed to hope and to gloom, to numbers and to the atom, to blue flowers and to artichokes. Reflecting the lucent, candid vitality driving Neruda?s charming accounts, these poems celebrate things big and the small: even lamentations become commemorations.... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 149.95
The purpose of the book is to provide in-depth evaluations of forty-five French novels chosen as the most representative of nineteenth-century classic fiction. Selected titles are given succinct plot overviews followed by a thorough textural analysis. The evaluations provide a social, historical and literary context in order to capture both the readers... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 29.95
Narcoepics tackles the controversial yet mostly un-theorized phenomenon of contemporary Latin American 'narcoepics". Dealing with literary works and films whose characteristics are linked to illicit global exchange, informal labor, violence, drug consumption, and ritualistic patterns of identity, it argues for a new theoretical approach to... more...