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- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 46.00
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 love... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 112.00
Infiltrations dimages. De la réécriture de la fiction pastorale ibérique en France (XVIe-XVIIIe siècles) propose une relecture actuelle de la fiction pastorale née du dialogue original entre les espaces littéraires ibérique et français: Jorge de Montemayor, Lope de Vega, Cervantès, Honoré dUrfé,... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 76.70
Subjects Not-at-home is the first book-length study of the concept of the uncanny (Das Unheimliche) in the context of French literature. It explores the ways in which certain contemporary French novelists are exploiting the themes, imagery and dynamics of the uncanny to generate a repertoire of narrative tactics for the portrayal of the chez soi. Through... more...
- 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...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 95.00
Durante las últimas décadas, merced a los avances que han experimentado los estudios literarios americanistas especializados en la época colonial, el análisis de las formas discursivas y poéticas adoptadas por los escritores del Barroco en Hispanoamérica ha ido cobrando cada vez más importancia y desarrollo, hasta el punto de llegar a considerarse... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 123.50
the East Prussian poet Simon Dach is considered to be the master of Baroque social poetry. However, the narrative subject in his occasional poems cannot always be interpreted as the conventional "I" role. Rather, it is the bearer of different discourses which come into conflict with each other in times of a personal crisis of the poet. The... more...
- Princeton University Press 1993; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
Here David Ellison explores the problems encountered by France's best experimental authors writing between 1956 and 1984, when faced with the question: "What should my writing be about ?" These years are characterized by the rise of the "new novelists," who questioned the representational function of writing as they created works of imagination that... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 149.00
From 1660 to c 1700, England set her eyes on Spain and on the seventeenth-century Spanish comedy of intrigue with an aim to import new plots and characters that might appeal to the Anglo-Saxon audience. As a consequence, Hispanic drama in translation enjoyed a period of relative popularity never to be repeated until the turn of the twenty-first century.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
This book looks at Cuban and Argentine theater of the late 1960s and early 1970s to see how the idea of spectacle as violence was used to comment on and question the social and political violence that was unfolding offstage. more...