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  • Life Is a Dreamby Pedro Calderon de la Barca; Denis Florence Mac-Carthy

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    Life is a Dream is a play about free will and fate. A king imprisons his son who, it is prophesied, will destroy the kingdom. The people believe the son to be dead, but when he is a grown man the king brings him before the public and asks them to chose his fate. The play was written in 1635 and is the most famous work by Spanish playwright Pedro Calderon... more...

  • Madrid's Forgotten Avant-Gardeby Silvina Schammah Gesser

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    Madrid?s Forgotten Avant-Garde explores the role played by artists and intellectuals who constructed and disseminated various competing images of national identity that polarized Spanish society prior to the Civil War. The convergence of modern and essentialist discourses and practices, especially in literature and poetry?in what is conventionally... more...

  • Landmarks in Modern Latin American Fiction (Routledge Revivals)by Philip Swanson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    In the 1960s, there occurred amongst Latin American writers a sudden explosion of literary activity known as the ?Boom?. It marked an increase in the production and availability of innovative and experimental novels. But the ?Boom? of the 1960s should not be taken as the only flowering of Latin American fiction, for such novels dubbed ?new novels?... more...

  • The Other Rise of the Novel in Eighteenth-Century French Fictionby Olivier Delers

    University of Delaware Press 2015; US$ 69.99

    The Other Rise of the Novel relies on new research concerning the relevance of bourgeois values and ideals in the early modern period in France to question the extent to which characters in works of fiction portray the rise of individualistic and self-interested behavior. It argues that novels like Manon Lescaut , Lettres d?une Péruvienne... more...

  • Benito Perez Galdos and the Creative Processby Walter T. Pattison

    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...

  • Verisimilitude: Realismus in den Spielfilmen Jim Jarmuschsby Simone Brandt

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 21.57

    Haben Independent- bzw. Autorenfilme ein höheres Potential eine wie auch immer geartete Wirklichkeit abzubilden als der klassische Hollywoodfilm? Was ist überhaupt Realismus im Spielfilm? Die Ähnlichkeit zur Realität kann es nicht sein, denn der Spielfilm zeigt im Gegensatz zum Dokumentarfilm in der Regel Erfundenes, Fiktives. Auch kennt der Zuschauer... more...

  • Zeitgenössisches spanisches Theater im Spanischunterricht: Didaktische Relevanz und Methodikby Werner Imbach

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 42.11

    Hauptbeschreibung Die fachdidaktisch ausgerichtete, wissenschaftliche Untersuchung zum spanischen Gegenwartstheater formuliert zunächst die Prämissen, unter denen literarische Texte im Fremdsprachenunterricht allgemein Verwendung finden bzw. finden sollten. Eine empirische Untersuchung zur tatsächlichen Verwendung von Dramen im bisherigen Spanischunterricht... more...

  • Antigüedad y actualidad de Luis Vélez de Guevaraby C. George Peale

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 173.00

    Esta colección de estudios críticos se ha compilado con el propósito de revalorar al genial comediógrafo del siglo XVII, Luis Vélez de Guevara (1579-1644), y, posiblemente, restablecerlo como figura de importancia en la historia del teatro español. more...

  • Aspects of Góngora's 'Soledades'by John R. Beverley

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 158.00

    This study of Góngora?s Soledades is intended to summarize and discuss some of the problems which seemed important for a better understanding of these poems. Special attention is paid to the two opposing ?camps? that developed over time; one mainly focussing on the form and the other on the content of Soledades . In this volume the authors tries... more...

  • Calderón y el Barrocoby María Alicia Amadei-Pulice

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 165.00

    Amadei-Pulice examines the conflict between Lope's dramatic formula (comedia) and the new polytechnic formula that in the hands of Calderon merged dramatic poetry with visual and auditory effects (comedia de teatro). The author places the Spanish baroque theater within the wider context of a revolution in the theory of representation, signs, and meanings... more...