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- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 31.96
Hauptbeschreibung Die hier versammelten Aufsätze behandeln wichtige Aspekte des Denkens und Dichtens Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstocks: seine dichterische Schaffensweise im Zusammenhang mit der zeitgenössischen Genieästhetik, seine Selbstdynamisierung des Geistes im Zusammenhang mit komplementären Selbstaktivierungen bei Leibniz und Goethe, seine Weltalldichtung... more...
- Auckland University Press 2012; US$ 15.99
Making landfall among the inhabitants of a gritty metropolis, these poems transport the reader from the white coast of New Zealand, the Land of the Long White Cloud, to the shores of another country and another time. Set on the cusp of the 1970s and 1980s, Janet Charman?s compelling poetry collection centers on the disorienting experiences of a young... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2012; Not Available
Dorfman portrays, through visceral scenes and powerful intellect, the personal and political maelstroms underlying his migrations from Buenos Aires, on the run from Pinochet’s death squads, to safe houses in Paris and Amsterdam, and eventually to America, his childhood home. The toll on Dorfman's wife and two sons, the ‘earthquake of language’ that... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2003; US$ 90.00
Two key figures of Argentine twentieth-century literature are brought together in this study which bridges generations and genres; cult poète maudit Alejandra Pizarnik and publicity-shy literary legend Silvina Ocampo. The point of comparison is their shared obsession with childhood, and the variety of ways in which this theme permeates both their literary... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 115.95
This book introduces readers to the evolution of modern fiction in Spanish-speaking Latin America. Presents Latin American fiction in its cultural and political contexts. Introduces debates about how to read this literature. Combines an overview of the evolution of modern Latin American fiction with detailed studies of key texts. Discusses... 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...
- Free Press 2006; US$ 14.95
Here are the sights, sounds, and rhythms of Cuba, revealed in the evocative works of some of the finest Cuban and Cuban American poets of the twentieth century. In Burnt Sugar, bestselling translator Lori Marie Carlson and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Oscar Hijuelos have created an intimate collection of some of their favorite modern poems, all... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 8.95
Andres Bello played a role in shaping the national identities of independent Latin American countries. This text explores such subjects as grammar and philology, the aims of education, international relations, historiography, Latin and Roman Law, government and society, and many others. 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 95.00
Remembering Maternal Bodies is a collection of essays about the writings of several Latina and Latin American women writers who remember their mothers, and/or challenge our commonly held beliefs about motherhood and maternity, in an effort to stop depression and melancholy. It suggests that the widespread violent depression and sometimes suicidal melancholy... more...