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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...

  • 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...

  • 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 among... 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...

  • Pablo Nerudaby Dominic Moran

    Reaktion Books 2009; US$ 16.95

    In Pablo Neruda, Moran takes a detailed and often critical look at the poet's life and work focusing as much on what the poetry sometimes strategically hides about Neruda the poet, the lover, and the political proselytizer, as what it reveals. more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

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

  • Gabriel García Márquezby Ilan Stavans

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 35.99

    This long-awaited biography provides a fascinating and comprehensive picture of García Márquez's life up to the publication of his classic 100 Years of Solitude . Based on nearly a decade of research, this biographical study sheds new light on the life and works of the Nobel Laureate, father of magical realism, and bestselling author in the history... more...

  • One Hundred Years of Solitudeby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 36.00

    This series provides comprehensive reading and study guides for some of the world's most important literary masterpieces. This Multigenerational tale tells the story of one family's struggle to cope as their once insular town faces the challenges of modernization. more...