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  • Three Major Playsby Lope de Vega; Gwynne Edwards

    OUP Oxford 1999; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59

    Lope de Vega (1562-1635), the architect of the drama of the Spanish Golden Age, created plots and characters notable for their energy, inventiveness and dramatic power, and which, in contrast to French classical drama, combine the serious and the comic in their desire to imitate life. This unique edition combines Lope's best-known play Fuente Ovejuna,... more...

  • Urban Honor in Spainby Jeffrey S. Ruth

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95

    Urban Honor in Spain is an historical study of Spain and the writing technique of laus urbis (praise of the city) during the 15th century. The book begins by providing an overview of laus urbis was developed and codified in oratory and classical literary texts during the Greco-Roman period. The book then explores how this powerful technique re-emerged... more...

  • Fictional First-Person Discourses in Cuban Diaspora Novelsby Raúl Rosales Herrera

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95

    This text is an examination of Cuban diasporic novels since 1980, critically examining the autobiographical elements of the novels and the authors who wrote them. It contributes to studying the particularities of Cuban literature produced by Cuban writers published beyond the nation’s boundaries. From the beginning the author defines the difference... more...

  • Textual and Visual Selvesby Natalie Edwards; Amy L. Hubbell; Ann Miller

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2011; US$ 25.00

    Autobiography in France has taken a decidedly visual turn in recent years: photographs, shown or withheld, become evidence of what was, might have been, or cannot be said; photographers, filmmakers, and cartoonists undertake projects that explore issues of identity. Textual and Visual Selves investigates, from a variety of theoretical perspectives,... more...

  • Goethe-Philologie im Jubiläumsjahr - Bilanz und Perspektivenby Jochen Golz

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 154.00

    The 150th anniversary of Goethe's birth in the year 1999 is taken here as an occasion for reviewing the achievements of modern-day Goethe studies and focussing on the future tasks to be accomplished in this field. Chief among the latter are critical discussion of the major scholarly Goethe editions from Frankfurt and Munich, as well as... more...

  • Die spanische Literaturby Heinz Willi Wittschier

    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 140.00

    Das Handbuch informiert im ersten Teil diszipliniert klar und homogen über die Entwicklungen der spanischen Literatur von den Anfängen im Mittelalter bis zur Zeit nach Franco in einer faktenreichen Literaturgeschichte, geordnet nach Epochen, Gattungen, Autoren und Hauptwerken. Hiernach wird in einem etwa gleich umfangreichen Studienführerteil... more...

  • Spanischer Naturalismusby Sabine Schmitz

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 154.00

    Naturalism is one of the last white patches on the historical map of Spanish literature. Up to now it was mainly the reference to the idealistically oriented history of ideas in Spain, and notably krausismo , that discouraged an 'ordinance survey' in any greater depth. But in Spain as elsewhere, as this study is the first to show, the... more...

  • Hurka - Pallenbergby Wilhelm Kosch; Ingrid Bigler-Marschall

    De Gruyter 1960; US$ 321.00

    Hurka - Pallenberg. more...

  • Lachgemeinschaftenby Werner Röcke; Hans Rudolf Velten

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 210.00

    The volume presents a collection of studies by internationally acknowledged medievalists on the phenomenon of laughter and its literary, social and emotional functions in the Middle Ages. The papers investigate the forms and representations of laughter in medieval literature and society and inquire into its role in the creation of communities... more...

  • Libri XI ? XXby Aulus Gellius; Carl Hosius

    De Gruyter 1981; US$ 112.00

    Libri XI XX (Bibliotheca Scriptorum Graecorum Et Romanorum Teubneriana). more...