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  • Childhood, Autobiography and the Francophone Caribbeanby Louise Hardwick

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 60.00

    This book explores a major modern turn in Francophone Caribbean literature towards récits d’enfance (narratives of childhood) and asks why this occurred post-1990. more...

  • Childhood, Autobiography and the Francophone Caribbeanby Louise Hardwick

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 72.99

    This book examines a major modern turn in Francophone Caribbean literature towards the recit d'enfance, or childhood memoir, and asks why this occurred post-1990, connecting texts to recent changes in public policy and education policy concerning the commemoration of slavery and colonialism both in France and at a global level (for example, the... more...

  • The Church of Omnivorous Lightby Robert Wrigley

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 13.99

    Robert Wrigley is a poet of America's northern Rocky Mountains. Over three decades his poetry's pervading concerns have been rural Western landscapes and humankind's place within the natural world. His most recent poems have presented a portrait of a nation, one that is a singular part of a singular planet, with an exuberant and frequently exasperating... more...

  • Complex Knowingby Chris Katsaropoulos

    Luminis Books, Inc. 2014; US$ 7.99

    These poems send the reader on a journey into the hidden realm of the subconscious, where the sixth sense of knowing overwhelms the other five. Chris Katsaropoulos has written a collection of poems that turn words and phrases inside out, bringing forth the intricate truths that can be found within a frozen landscape, a lost tribe of warriors, a funeral... more...

  • Correo del otro mundo al Gran Piscátor de Salamanca: cartas respondidas a los muertos por el mismo Piscátorby Diego Torres Villarroel

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 2.85

    Villarroel dio a su actividad literaria un carácter utilitario, publicó sus obras "con el beneficio de la suscripción". Incluso reconocía que el propósito último de publicar libros era económico: "Tú dirás que Torres ha hecho negocio en burlarse de sí mismo y yo diré que tienes razón como soy cristiano".   Biographische Informationen... more...

  • Correspondenciaby Juan Valera

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76

    Valera fue un hombre inmerso en su época. Sus cartas, en las que aparecen numerosas celebridades hispanoamericanas, son un inteligente testimonio del siglo XIX. Comprenden observaciones políticas, culturales y literarias   Biographische Informationen Juan Valera y Alcalá-Galiano (Cabra, Córdoba, 1824-Madrid, 1905). España. Político y diplomático,... more...

  • Critical Perspectives on Cameroon Writingby Ndumbe Eyoh; Albert Azeyeh

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 48.95

    This landmark volume brings together a very rich harvest of forty critical essays on Cameroon literature by Cameroon literary scholars. The book is the result of the Second Conference on Cameroon Literature which took place at the University of Buea in 1994. The Buea conference was motivated by a determination to look at Cameroon literature straight... more...

  • Crossing the Mangroveby Maryse Conde

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

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  • Cuba’s Wild Eastby Peter Hulme

    Liverpool University Press 2011; US$ 145.00

    This book recounts a literary history of modern Cuba. It looks aslant at a Cuban national literature that has sometimes been indistinguishable from a history of Havana. Given the insurgent and revolutionary history of that eastern region, it recounts stories of rebellion, heroism and sacrifice. Intimately related to places and sites which now belong... more...

  • DOWNby Sarah Dowling

    Coach House Books 2014; US$ 12.95

    Gertrude Stein meets Ryan Trecartin over your morning tea in this lively collection. more...