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- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Charting surrealism in Latin American literature from its initial appearance in Argentina in 1928 to the surrealist-inspired work of several writers in the 1970s, Melanie Nicholson argues that surrealism has exercised a significant and positive influence over twentieth-century Latin American literature, particularly poetry. 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...
- 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...
- Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 95.00
This volume offers a critical study of a representative selection of Latin American women writers who have made major contributions to all literary genres and represent a wide range of literary perspectives and styles. Many of these women have attained the highest literary honours. The distinctiveness of the book lies in its attention to writers from... more...