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- University of Minnesota Press 1996; US$ 78.00
Looking at a wide range of cultural practices and artifacts, including television, popular music, and pornography, Bodies and Biases addresses representations of sexual behavior and collective identity, homosexuality, and ideologies of gender in historical and contemporary Hispanic culture. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 100.00
Latin American Fiction and the Narratives of the Perverse contains analysis of sexual perversion and narrative creativity in fictions from the Latin American boom and post-boom. O'Connor's main argument is that orthodox criticism of Latin American literature has neglected the eccentric singularities of other fictive trends in the corpus (especially... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 75.00
In this unprecedented study, Lúcia Sá approaches indigenous texts as creative works rather than source material. She offers a historical overview of the impact of these texts on mainstream Spanish-American and Brazilian literatures, detailing comparisons with native sources and making close analyses of major instances, such as Mário de Andrade?s classic... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 95.00
Modernity in Spanish America has been viewed as a condition of the first half of the 20th century whose major political, philosophical and cultural assumptions the region would do well to leave behind. This book explores a corpus of Spanish-American literary texts from that 'modern' period which dramatize the constitutive dynamics of modernity. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 72.00
The city is not only built of towers of steel and glass; it is a product of culture. It plays an especially important role in Latin America, where urban areas hold a near-monopoly on resources and are home to an expanding population. The essays in this collection assert that women?s views of the city are unique and revealing. For the first time, Unfolding... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 67.50
In Taking Their Word, Arias complicates notions of the cultural production of Central America. Arias demonstrates that Central America and its literature are marked by an indigenousness that has never before been fully theorized or critically grasped. With this groundbreaking work, Arias establishes the importance of Central American literature and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 33.95
Immortalized in death by The Clash, Pablo Neruda, Salvador Dalí, Dmitri Shostakovich and Lindsay Kemp, Federico García Lorca's spectre haunts both contemporary Spain and the cultural landscape beyond. This study offers a fresh examination of one of the Spanish language?s most resonant voices; exploring how the very factors which led to his emergence... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
These books are the first full-length, comprehensive study written in English of French children?s literature. They provide both an overview of developments from the seventeenth century to the present day and detailed discussion of texts that are representative, innovative, or influential best-sellers in their own time and beyond. French children?s... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 67.50
Estelle Taricas work shows how modern Mexican and Andean discourses about the relationship between Indians and non-Indians create a unique literary aesthetic that is instrumental in defining the experience of mestizo nationalism. Engaging with narratives by Jesús Lara, José María Arguedas, and Rosario Castellanos, among others,... more...