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- University of Minnesota Press 1954; US$ 67.50
Most critics would rank Benito Perez Galdos second only to Cervantes among the great novelists of Spain. However, in spite of the esteem in which he is generally held, Galdos has been the subject of relatively few scholarly studies. Professor Pattison, by more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 24.81
Haben Independent- bzw. Autorenfilme ein höheres Potential eine wie auch immer geartete Wirklichkeit abzubilden als der klassische Hollywoodfilm? Was ist überhaupt Realismus im Spielfilm? Die Ähnlichkeit zur Realität kann es nicht sein, denn der Spielfilm zeigt im Gegensatz zum Dokumentarfilm in der Regel Erfundenes, Fiktives. Auch kennt der Zuschauer... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 158.00
Benito Perez Galdos sought a new narrative structure which would revitalize the literary models prevalent in 19th-century Spain. He found such a structure in the creation of a dialogue between normally incompatible texts — between old and new, national and foreign, high culture and low. From the confrontation of these incongruous texts a narrative... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 158.00
Criticism of La Regenta has until recently focused on the text's plot as an extraordinarily coherent and convincing fictional world. Stephanie A. Sieburth demonstrates that the devices which produce order in the text are counterbalanced by an equally strong tendency toward entropy of meaning. The narrator is shown to be duplicitous and unreliable in... more...
- De Gruyter 1808; US$ 196.00
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 40.00
Nicholas White examines how novels represent the crisis in 'family values' in late nineteenth-century France. A wide cultural perspective informs close readings of tales of adultery, illegitimacy, incest and divorce by popular novelists such as Zola and Maupassant as well as by hitherto neglected figures of the period. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1982; US$ 29.00
This clearly argued study, structuralist in approach and sensitive to nuances of style and language, will appeal to students of modern critical theory and comparative literature as well as to Hispanists. more...
- Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 79.99
Modernity's Metonyms considers the representation of temporal frameworks in stories by two nineteenth-century Spanish authors: the canonical Leopoldo Alas and Antonio Ros de Olano, an author who is receiving increasing attention from scholars of nineteenth-century Spanish literature. These narratives are considered in terms of their treatment of three... more...