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  • The Family in Crisis in Late Nineteenth-Century French Fictionby Nicholas White

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 42.00

    A 1999 analysis of how novels represent the crisis in 'family values' in late nineteenth-century France. more...

  • Narrative Mutationsby Rudyard Alcocer

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95

    Given the welcomed shift throughout the academy away from essentialist and biologically fixed understandings of "race" and the body, it is a curiosity worth exploring that so many sophisticated-and even radical-narratives retain physical and behavioral heredity as a guiding trope. The persistence of this concept in Caribbean literature informs not... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Spanish Novelby Harriet Turner; Adelaida López de Martínez

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 27.00

    This volume examines the role played by historical events and cultural contexts in the elaboration of the Spanish novel. more...

  • Burnt Sugar Cana Quemadaby Lori Marie Carlson; Oscar Hijuelos

    Free Press 2006; US$ 14.95

    Here are the sights, sounds, and rhythms of Cuba, revealed in the evocative works of some of the finest Cuban and Cuban American poets of the twentieth century. In Burnt Sugar, bestselling translator Lori Marie Carlson and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Oscar Hijuelos have created an intimate collection of some of their favorite modern poems, all... more...

  • Questing Fictionsby Djelal Kadir; Terry Cochran

    University of Minnesota Press 1986; US$ 45.00

    Questing Fictions was first published in 1986. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Questing Fictions analyzes twentieth-century Latin American fiction in the light of contemporary literary theory.... more...

  • Private Topographiesby Marzena Grzegorczyk

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 100.00

    In Private Topographies , Grzegorczyk identifies and analyzes the types of postcolonial subjectivity prevalent among the Creole (Euro-American) ruling classes in post-independence, nineteenth-century century Latin America as articulated through their relation to their surroundings. Exactly how did creole elites change their self-conception in the... more...

  • Remembering Maternal Bodiesby Benigno Trigo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00

    Remembering Maternal Bodies is a collection of essays about the writings of several Latina and Latin American women writers who remember their mothers, and/or challenge our commonly held beliefs about motherhood and maternity, in an effort to stop depression and melancholy. It suggests that the widespread violent depression and sometimes suicidal melancholy... more...

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

    Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 13.00

    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,... more...