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  • Subjects Not-at-home: Forms of the Uncanny in the Contemporary French Novel.by Daisy Connon

    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...

  • 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...

  • Escritura e Identidad Criollas.by Carmen Mora

    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...

  • Subjektkonstitution in der Lyrik Simon Dachsby David Heyde

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 154.00

    Der ostpreußische Dichter Simon Dach (1605‑1658) gilt als Meister der barocken Gesellschaftsdichtung. Doch das lyrische Ich in seinen zahlreichen Gelegenheitsgedichten lässt sich nicht immer als Rollen-Ich der rhetorischen Konvention deuten, sondern ist vielmehr Träger verschiedener Diskurse, die in Zeiten einer persönlichen Krise des... more...

  • Amelia O’Donohue Is So Not a Virginby Helen FitzGerald

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2010; US$ 9.99

    I Never Tell Other People's Secrets… more...

  • Of Words and the Worldby David R. Ellison

    Princeton University Press 1993; US$ 30.00 US$ 27.30

    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...

  • Classical Spanish Drama in Restoration English (1660–1700)by Jorge Braga Riera

    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...

  • Politics and Violence in Cuban and Argentine Theaterby Katherine Ford

    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...

  • Galdós and the Irony of Languageby Diane F. Urey

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 33.00

    This clearly argued study, structuralist in approach and sensitive to nuances of style and language, will appeal to students of modern critical theory and comparative literature as well as to Hispanists. more...

  • Creole Medievalismby Michelle R. Warren

    University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 75.00

    Joseph Bédier (1864-1938) was one of the most famous scholars of his day. He held prestigious posts and lectured throughout Europe and the United States, an activity unusual for an academic of his time. A scholar of the French Middle Ages, he translated Tristan and Isolde as well as France's national epic, The Song of Roland. Bédier was... more...