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  • Pot Pourriby Eugenio Cambaceres; Josefina Ludmer; Lisa Dillman

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    Eugenio Cambaceres was the first to introduce the naturalist manner of Emile Zola to Argentinean literature in the late nineteenth century. The work of Cambaceres, a precursor to the contemporary Argentinean novel, is crucial for an understanding of the period of consolidation of Argentina, the formation of a national identity, and especially for the... more...

  • Die Legende von der »Neuen Welt«by Angela Enders

    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 120.86

    Die Legende Von Der Neuen Welt: Montaigne Und Die >Litt Rature G Ographique. more...

  • Diderot - Entoptische Farbenby Katharina Mommsen

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 229.74

    This documentation of the genesis of Goethe's works was compiled in the 1950s by Momme and Katharina Mommsen at the Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften [German Academy of Sciences] in East Berlin. The editorial board of the EGW is currently located at the Georg-August University in Göttingen, where editing of the work continues through the support... more...

  • The Book of Lost Booksby Stuart Kelly

    Birlinn 2012; US$ 10.99

    An account of books destroyed, misplaced, never finished, or never even begun - from ancient Greek and Arabic masters through Shakespeare, Dante and Hemingway right up to the present day. more...

  • The Writings of Eusebio Chacónby Francisco Lomelí; A. Gabriel Meléndez

    University of New Mexico Press 2012; US$ 45.00

    This collection of Chacón's writings brings together all published and written materials found, displaying his versatility with samples of his work as an accomplished orator, translator, essayist, historian, novelist, and poet. more...

  • Los mejores cuentos de Clarínby Leopoldo Alas Clarín

    De Vecchi Ediciones 2013; US$ 1.89

    Leopoldo Alas Ureña (Zamora, 1852 - Oviedo, 1901), conocido por el seudónimo de Clarín, cuenta con una extensa producción literaria, que lo ha convertido en uno de los representantes más destacados de la literatura realista española del siglo xix. Aunque ha cultivado diversos géneros y ha sido una novela, La Regenta, la que lo ha consagrado como figura... more...

  • The Black Man and his Visaby Tardif Lonkog

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 18.05

    Tardif is the son of a medical practitioner, an herbalist and a spiritual healer in northwestern Cameroun. When his father eventually gives up his practice, his mother struggles to put him and four of his sisters through high school. But financing university is a challenge. Tardif works for seven years in the farms and as a school teacher and seeks... more...

  • The Other Hybrid Archipelagoby Peter Hawkins

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 39.99

    The Other Hybrid Archipelago presents the French language postcolonial writing of the Indian Ocean islands_Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion, the Comoros, the Seychelles_to an Anglophone audience. Concentrating on the period since the Second World War, the work also discusses popular theater and music, all situated in the contemporary social and political... more...

  • Migrant Revolutionsby Valerie Kaussen

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 39.99

    Migrant Revolution offers an overview of twentieth-century Haitian literature, placing its rich tradition in the context of transnational anti-colonial politics. Kaussen argues that the anti-colonial politics of Haitian modernist literature is based on the philosophies of human rights that drove the Haitian Revolution and, further, that Haitian literary... more...