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  • Neruda and Vallejoby Robert Bly

    Beacon Press 1993; US$ 20.00

    "Chilean Pablo Neruda is Latin America's greatest poet and one of the finest ever to have written in the Spanish language. The Peruvian poet, Cesar Vallejo, part Indian and born in a mining village, ranks not far below Neruda. Robert Bly is one of America's foremost poets, and a translator of uncommon brilliance. The combination makes for a priceless... more...

  • Quito Ecuador & Its Surroundingsby Peter Krahenbuhl

    Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99

    Welcome to Quito, the city of eternal spring, bridge to Ecuador's past, and your gateway city. Even if you are not much of a city person, this World Heritage Site has a certain charm to it. Nestled within the Avenue of the Volcanoes, the breathtaking backdrop blends with colonial architecture to create a truly unique surrounding. At 9,319 feet,... more...

  • Weltenvielfaltby Pablo Valdivia Orozco

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    This study, focusing on Latin American literature, discusses the motif of a variety of worlds as a key concept of the modern novel in terms of genre, culture, and fiction theory: the world of the modern novel is always already in contact with another one. This concept, developed against the backdrop of (literary) history, goes hand in hand with the... more...

  • Dekadenz und Heroismusby Rolf Geißler

    De Gruyter 1964; US$ 35.00

    Ausgehend von einer kritischen Betrachtung der völkisch-nationalsozialistischen Literaturkritik, untersucht der Verfasser Zeitromane der so genannten dekadenten und der heroischen Literatur auf ihre Ideologie hin. Es erweist sich, dass Autoren wie H. Broch, Th. Mann, J. Roth und A. Schnitzler sich erkenntnisbereit auf die geschichtliche Situation besinnen... more...

  • Feeding On Dreamsby Ariel Dorfman

    Melbourne University Press 2012; Not Available

    Dorfman portrays, through visceral scenes and powerful intellect, the personal and political maelstroms underlying his migrations from Buenos Aires, on the run from Pinochet’s death squads, to safe houses in Paris and Amsterdam, and eventually to America, his childhood home. The toll on Dorfman's wife and two sons, the ‘earthquake of language’ that... more...

  • Representación histórica en la obra de Gabriel García Márquezby Melanie Cebrián

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 37.50

    El premio Nobel Gabriel García Márquez es uno de los escritores más destacados de nuestro tiempo. En sus novelas Cien años de soledad, El general en su laberinto y Noticia de un secuestro, la presencia de la historia es sin duda el elemento más importante. Cien años de soledad es una "nueva novela" que mezcla lo real-histórico con el mundo mítico,... more...

  • Gabriel Garcia Marquezby Susan Muaddi Darraj

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 30.00

    These riveting personalities each achieved excellence, but even greater than their individual accomplishments is the positive Hispanic image they collectively represent to the world. Photographs, illustrations, and lively text tell the stories ot these fascinating historical figures. more...

  • Madwomenby Gabriela Mistral; Randall Couch

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 18.00

    A schoolteacher whose poetry catapulted her to early fame in her native Chile and an international diplomat whose boundary-defying sexuality still challenges scholars, Gabriela Mistral (1889–1957) is one of the most important and enigmatic figures in Latin American literature of the last century. The Locas mujeres poems collected here are... more...

  • Among the Angels of Memoryby Marjorie Agosin; Laura Nakazawa

    Wings Press 2006; US$ 11.95

    This bilingual (facing-page English and Spanish) poetry collection documents the Jewish-Chilean-American author's search for remnants of her grandmother's life during the Holocaust in Prague and Vienna, and later in Chile.   Esta recopilación bilingüe de poesía—una página en inglés con la página opuesta en español—documenta la búsqueda de la autora... more...

  • Gabriel García Márquez: One Hundred Years of Solitudeby Michael Wood

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 29.00

    One Hundred Years of Solitude is perhaps the most important landmark of the so-called 'Boom' in contemporary Latin American fiction. more...