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- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 44.95
Quince Duncan is a comprehensive study of the published short stories and novels of Costa Rica’s first novelist of African descent and one of the nation’s most esteemed contemporary writers. The grandson of Jamaican and Barbadian immigrants to Limón, Quince Duncan (b. 1940) incorporates personal memories into stories... more...
- Carcanet 2014; US$ 14.51
Andrew McNeillie?s sixth collection returns to the sea and its immensity as a metaphor for fate. It also revisits the British and Irish archipelago (‘For which read a figure for my heart. / For which read too a figure for time?s hurt?), following a north-western trajectory from the Aran Islands to the Hebrides. The natural world is seen here in both... more...
- Carcanet 2014; US$ 14.51
The poems in this book form a series of small acts of attention, repeated attempts to step outside the circle of human concern and into a wider responsibility to the natural world. ‘To move among / crashing pines / is spacious / and exact.? Yellow & Blue invites us to share the spaciousness of a book-length journey, an exacting clarity of perception.... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00
This Companion offers an overview and assessment of Mario Vargas Llosa's large body of work, tracing his development as a writer and intellectual in his essays, critical studies, journalism, and theatrical works, but above all in his novels. more...
- Tin House Books 2014; US$ 15.95
Someone Else?s Wedding Vows reflects on the different forms of love, which can be both tremendously joyous and devastatingly destructive. The title poem confronts a human ritual of marriage from the standpoint of a wedding photographer. Within the tedium and alienation of the ceremony, the speaker grapples with a strange human hopefulness. In this... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
For the first time, this study offers a detailed analysis of the translations of Paul Celan?s poetry published in French from 1971 to 2010. In addition, the author proposes a new model for translating poetry and analyzing poetic translation that extends beyond the work of Celan and engages critically with existing methods. As a result, it becomes possible... more...
- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 69.95
Any observer of Dominican political and literary discourse will quickly notice how certain notions of hyper-masculinity permeate the culture. Many critics will attribute this to an outgrowth of "traditional" Latin American patriarchal culture. Masculinity after Trujillo demonstrates why they are mistaken. In this extraordinary work, Maja Horn argues... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Following the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the globalization of Cuban culture, along with the bankruptcy of the state, partly modified the terms of intellectual engagement. However, no significant change took place at the political level. In Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba , De Ferrari looks into the extraordinary survival of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 270.00
Latin American Women Writers: An Encyclopedia presents the lives and critical works of over 170 women writers in Latin America between the sixteenth and twentieth centuries. This features thematic entries as well as biographies of female writers whose works were originally published in Spanish or Portuguese, and who have had an impact on literary,... more...