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  • Escritura e Identidad Criollasby Carmen de 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 more...

  • Subjektkonstitution in der Lyrik Simon Dachsby David Heyde

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 133.00

    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 study interprets... 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$ 29.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Epic of The Cidby Michael Harney

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 10.95

    The Epic of the Cid records the deeds of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, the “Cid” of history and legend. A powerful warrior in the Christian reconquest of medieval Spain, a formidable strategist, and a charismatic leader, the Cid deeply impressed his contemporaries, both Christian and Muslim. Already, in his lifetime, songs, stories, and chronicles... more...

  • Miguel De Cervantesby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 54.00

    Credited with having written one of the first "novels", Cerventes' masterwork Don Quixote continues to inspire and was recently released in a new translation. more...

  • Modernity's Metonymsby Geraldine Lawless

    Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 89.99

    Modernity's Metonyms considers the representation of temporal frameworks in stories by two nineteenth-century Spanish authors: the canonical Leopoldo Alas and Antonio Ros de Olano, an author who is receiving increasing attention from scholars of nineteenth-century Spanish literature. These narratives are considered in terms of their treatment of three... more...

  • Unmade Roadsby Alan Franks

    Muswell Press 2010; US$ 7.29

    A collection of moving, witty and passionate poems about love, loss and landscape, about men and women struggling to find meaning in a land reeling from urbanisation. Here too are beautifully crafted homages to Donne, Arnold, Clare, Betjeman and many more. more...