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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...

  • Weltenvielfaltby Pablo Valdivia Orozco

    De Gruyter Mouton 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 Oldenbourg 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...

  • 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$ 34.56

    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...

  • 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...

  • Gabriel García Márquezby Ilan Stavans

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 25.99

    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...