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  • Borderlands Saintsby Desirée A. Martín

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 31.95

    Borderlands Saints examines the rise and fall of popular saints and saint-like figures in the borderlands of the United States and Mexico. Focusing specifically on Teresa Urrea (La Santa de Cabora), Pancho Villa, César Chávez, Subcomandante Marcos, and Santa Muerte, the book traces the intersections of these figures, their devotees, artistic representations,... more...

  • Post-Conflict Central American Literatureby Yvette Aparicio

    Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 39.99

    This is the first book-length study to consider the development and significance of Central American post-conflict poetry and to study poets such as Luis Chaves, Marta Leonor González, Susana Reyes, and Juan Sobalvarro together with well-known short fiction writers Claudia Hernández, Jacinta Escudos, and Salvador Canjura. more...

  • Gracian's Manualby Martin Fischer

    Charles C Thomas 1979; US$ 44.95

    This timeless collection of the aphorisms of Balthasar Gracian, the seventeenth century Spanish philosopher, continues to appeal to knowledgeable and reflective people the world over. Presented here in a precise and sensitive translation of Oraculo Manual y Artye de Prudencia, Gracian's wit and lore will delight and instruct the reader on the spectrum... more...

  • Masculinity after Trujilloby Maja Horn

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 69.95

    Any observer of Dominican political and literary discourse will quickly notice how certain notions of hyper-masculinity permeate the culture. Many critics will attribute this to an outgrowth of "traditional" Latin American patriarchal culture. Masculinity after Trujillo demonstrates why they are mistaken. In this extraordinary work, Maja Horn argues... more...

  • Latin American Literatureby Bernard McGuirk

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Critical theory meets Latin American fiction in this bold and challenging analysis of literature and literary criticism through post-structuralist analysis. Focusing on Latin American literary and critical production from the 1890s to the 1990s, Bernard McGuirk highlights the confrontation between theory, politics and literature. The range of literatures... more...

  • Cervantesby Jeremy Robbins; Edwin Wiliamson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This volume commemorates the quatercentenary of Don Quijote (Part I, 1604-05), widely acknowledged to be the 'first modern novel'. Through Don Quijote , his Exemplary Novels and other major works, Cervantes, Spain's master novelist, has for centuries shaped and profoundly influenced the different literatures and cultures of numerous countries... more...

  • A History of Television's The Virginian, 1962-1971by Paul Green

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95

    On September 19, 1962, The Virginian made its primetime broadcast premiere. The 1902 novel by Owen Wister had already seen four movie adaptations when Frank Price mentioned the story's series potential to NBC. Filmed in color, The Virginian became television's first 90-minute western series. Immensely successful, it ran for nine seasons--television's... more...

  • The Natural World in Latin American Literaturesby Adrian Taylor Kane

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00

    From the Popol Vuh to postmodernism, imagery of the natural world has played an important role in Latin American literature. In contrast to the rise of ecocritical scholarship in Anglophone literary studies, Latin American literary ecocriticism has been slower to take root. This volume of eleven essays seeks to advance the ecocritical conversation... more...

  • Concise Encyclopedia of Latin American Literatureby Verity Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 175.00

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cubaby Guillermina De Ferrari

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Following the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the globalization of Cuban culture, along with the bankruptcy of the state, partly modified the terms of intellectual engagement. However, no significant change took place at the political level. In Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba , De Ferrari looks into the extraordinary survival of the... more...