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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
Chilean poet, educator, diplomat, and feminist Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957) rose from poverty in the foothills of the Andes to become the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1945. This volume provides both a detailed biography of the author and a careful analysis of her writing. Chronicling the personal, psychological, and... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 179.95
While writers such as Cervantes or Moliere could have written their works with humorous intentions, critics have a tendency to offer complex interpretations of their work that negate some of the fun they have. Nevertheless, there has been a trend in the last few years that authors previously considered pessimistic and tragic have been reimagined as... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2007; US$ 90.00
Este libro, que recurre a las teorías feminista, psicoanalítica y de trauma y a los estudios culturales, explora la relación entre género y poder en la construcción de subjetividades femeninas en el contexto de la violencia en Argentina, Chile y Uruguay. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 189.95
In the years during the colonization of Canada there were travel books which were sold in England. Le Jeune studies the ways these descriptive texts created a series of surveys that assessed the worth of Canada and describe life on the frontier while it was being settled. In particular, this book focuses on how women are depicted and what roles they... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 17.99
Thomas Reid (1710-1796) is the foremost exponent of the Scottish 'common sense' school of philosophy. Educated at Marischal College in Aberdeen, Reid subsequently taught at King's College, and was a founder of the Aberdeen Philosophical Society. His Inquiry Into the Human Mind on the Principles of Common Sense was published in 1764, the... 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...
- 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...
- University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 75.00
Between 1870 and 1930, Latin American countries were incorporated into global capitalist networks like never before, mainly as exporters of raw materials and importers of manufactured goods. During this Export Age, entire regions were given over to the cultivation of export commodities such as coffee and bananas, capital and labor were relocated... 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...