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- Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 60.00
The question What is Québécois literature? may seem innocent and answerable, yet Rosemary Chapman's compelling study shows that to answer it is to chart the cultural history of French Canada, to put francophone writing in Canada in postcolonial context and to ask whether literary history, with its focus on the nation, is in... more...
- Saqi 2013; US$ 8.74
Alexandre Najjar was eight when Lebanon erupted into a bloody and brutal conflict; he was twenty-three when the guns at last fell silent. After seven years of voluntary exile spent trying to escape the nightmare of civil war, he is now back amongst his family and friends, and the past is quickly catching up with him. As he reacquaints himself with... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
This section of The Human Comdedy, the multi-volume series of stories, tales, and essays that comprised most Honore de Balzac's life's work, focuses on love and marriage as they existed in early nineteenth-century Europe. An eclectic collection of essays, satirical observations, short tales, and character sketches, this unique excerpt is an... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95
This work explores the limits and prospects of Afro-Caribbean Francophone writers in reshaping or producing action-oriented literature. It shows how Francophone literatures have followed a hegemonic discourse that leaves little room for thinking outside of traditional cultural and ideological conventions. Part One explores the origins of Afro-Caribbean... more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 2.72
José Hernández, autor del Martin Fierro, hace públicas sus notas acerca de la exploración de los Andes con el propósito de construir un ferrocarril que una a Chile y Argentina. Biographische Informationen José Hernández (1834-1886). Argentina. Nació el 10 de noviembre de 1834. Educado en el Liceo de San Telmo, en 1846 su padre lo llevó al... more...
- Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00
Fray Luis es considerado una de las voces más altas de toda la poesía en castellano. El propio Fray Luis dividió sus poemas en tres apartados: las originales, las traducciones de poetas profanos y las traducciones o versiones bíblicas. Quevedo editó por primera vez en 1631 sus poemas, utilizándolo como antinomia del culteranismo en el contexto de la... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 18.94
Who was the Victorian super-sleuth 'Paddington' Pollaky? In reality, he was a contradiction: a man of mystery who tried to keep out of the limelight, while at times he craved recognition and publicity. He was a busybody, a meddler, yet someone whose heart was ultimately in the right place. Newspaper accounts detail his work as a private detective... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 48.00
A study of the significance of curiosities and collecting in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century French literature. more...
- 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...