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  • Life Is a Dreamby Pedro Calderon de la Barca; Gregary Racz

    Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 14.00

    The masterwork of Spain's preeminent dramatist—now in a new verse translation Life Is a Dream is a work many hold to be the supreme example of Spanish Golden Age drama. Imbued with highly poetic language and humanist ideals, it is an allegory that considers contending themes of free will and predestination, illusion and reality, played out against... more...

  • Miguel de Cervantesby Barbara Keevil Parker; Duane F. Parker

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 30.00

    Injured at the Battle of Lepanto, captured by pirates, and later imprisoned for allegedly cheating the Spanish crown, Cervantes' adventurous life rivals the hero of his masterpiece, Don Quixote. more...

  • Selected Poems of Luis de Góngoraby Luis de Góngora; John Dent-Young

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    Known as the ?Spanish Homer,? Luis de Góngora y Argote (1561?1627) is widely considered to be Spain?s greatest poet. He was both praised and vilified during his lifetime, but his reputation waned in the years after his death; in the 1920s, he was championed by the Modernists, including Federico García Lorca, and influential critics of Spanish... more...

  • Over koninklijke en andere bibliothekenby Ludo Simons

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 17.00

    Tiele-lezing 2006 belicht actuele thema's uit de boekwetenschap more...

  • The Spaces of Latin American Literatureby Juan E. De Castro

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    This book examines how Latin American writers, artists, and intellectuals negotiate with an evolving Western culture which, through neo-colonial structures, relegates them to marginal or subaltern positions. Among the authors studied are: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Rubén Darío, Jorge Luis Borges, and Alberto Fuguet. more...

  • La voz de los dramaturgosby Susanne Hartwig; Klaus Pörtl

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 98.00

    Selected present-day dramatists from Spain and Latin-America speak about their theatre and its present situation. The perspective is that of the authors, not of literary or drama critics. The result is a series of surprising thoughts and analyses which do not feature in the usual specialist discussions. more...

  • De Spaanse Gouden Eeuw in honderd sonnettenby Dolf Verspoor

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 29.25

    Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Gabriel Bocángel, Calderón de la Barca en natuurlijk Francisco de Quevedo, het is maar een greep uit de meesterdichters van wie werk in De Spaanse Gouden Eeuw in honderd sonnetten is opgenomen. Nijhoffprijswinnaar Dolf Verspoor nam van in totaal dertig bekende en minder bekende auteurs uit de Spaanse renaissance en barok herdichtingen... more...

  • Selected Poems of Garcilaso de la Vegaby Garcilaso de la Vega; John Dent-Young

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    Garcilaso de la Vega (ca. 1501?36), a Castilian nobleman and soldier at the court of Charles V, lived a short but glamorous life. As the first poet to make the Italian Renaissance lyric style at home in Spanish, he is credited with beginning the golden age of Spanish poetry. Known for his sonnets and pastorals, gracefully depicting beauty and... more...

  • The Beast at Heaven's Gateby Andrew Hussey

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 44.80

    The essays in this collection were originally given at the international colloquium Cent Ans de Bataille: La Bataille de Cent Ans held at the Fondació Tàpies in Barcelona in September 1998. They are written from a variety of perspectives but are drawn together by the singular aim of addressing and interrogating Georges Bataille as our contemporary... more...

  • Pesquisas en la obra tardía de Juan Goytisoloby Brigitte Adriaens; Marco Kunz

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 89.60

    La narrativa y la ensayística de Juan Goytisolo ha despertado un interés extraordinario en la crítica. En cuanto a sus novelas, se constata por lo general que la llamada obra de ruptura (la trilogía reeditada recientemente bajo el título Tríptico del mal (2004)) sigue siendo más estudiada frente a las novelas tardías... more...