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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Poemasby Cristóbal deCastillejo

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 2.85

    José Asunción Silva (1865-1896). Colombia. A excepción de algunas breves temporadas en el extranjero -en París, Suiza y Londres; y en Venezuela, como secretario de la Legislación de Colombia-, Silva vivió en el ambiente cerrado y nada estimulante del Bogotá del siglo XIX. Fue un hombre inconforme y desajustado, y su existencia estuvo marcada por el... 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...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.04

    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...

  • Adalberto Ortizby Marvin A. Lewis

    Lehigh University Press 2014; US$ 69.99

    Ortiz?s work is an essential cornerstone in the development of Afro-Hispanic literature of the diaspora, since the depth and breadth of his writings provide insights into some of the major cultural issues and dilemmas that have plagued Ecuadorian, and to some degree, much of Latin American society in general, for centuries. However, the significance... more...

  • Among the Angels of Memoryby Marjorie Agosín; 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 poesíauna página en inglés con la página opuesta en españoldocumenta la búsqueda de la autora... more...

  • The City of Translationby José María Rodríguez García

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    A sweeping intellectual history of the relationship between literary translation, authoritarian politics, linguistic ideologies, juristic philology, religion, and poetry in late nineteenth-century Colombia. more...

  • De stem van vroede vrouwenby Simone Buitendijk

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 10.50

    In bijna de hele Westerse wereld is de bevalling een medisch of technisch proces geworden. Het vindt plaats in het ziekenhuis bij de gynaecoloog, en de enige belangrijke uitkomst is eigenlijk de gezondheid van de baby. Nederland is daarop een eenzame uitzondering met onze thuisbevalling en zelfstandig werkende verloskundigen. Nog wel. De druk om ook... more...

  • El humor en las novelas de Gabriel Garcia Márquezby Maria Davis

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 179.95

    While writers such as Cervantes or Moliere could have written their works with humorous intentions, critics have a tendency to offer complex interpretations of their work that negate some of the fun they have. Nevertheless, there has been a trend in the last few years that authors previously considered pessimistic and tragic have been reimagined as... more...