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  • Translation and the Rise of Inter-American Literatureby Elizabeth Lowe; Earl E Fitz

    UPF 2007; US$ 34.95

    Explains how stylistic and linguistic choices made by the translator can have a profound effect on how literary works are perceived by readers unfamiliar with a foreign language. They also point out ways in which the act of translation is critical to the discipline of comparative literature. more...

  • Gender and Representationby Lou Charnon-Deutsch

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 158.00

    Applying recent European and Anglo-American feminist scholarship to the problems of gender representation, Charnon-Deutsch challenges the prevailing idea that the 19th-century Spanish novel is woman centered. The author's examination of novels by Valera, Pereda, Alas, and Galdos demonstrates that these works are instead a complex exploration of male... more...

  • Times Aloneby Antonio Machado

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 13.99

    A new book of poetry translation that enhances the ordinary more...

  • Gregory Rabassa's Latin American Literatureby María Constanza Guzmán

    Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 26.99

    This book takes the case of Gregory Rabassa, translator into English of such canonical novels as Garc'a MOrquez's Cien a-os de soledad and CortOzar's Rayuela. In the chapters, the author historicizes the translator's practice by investigating Rabassa's ideas about translation and his own practice, the relationship between Rabassa and 'his' authors,... more...

  • Pícaro and Cortesanoby Felipe E. Ruan

    Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 69.99

    Pícaro and Cortesano have been traditionally viewed as antithetical figures representing a strict spatial metaphor between center and periphery. This book challenges that view by positing a relationship between these two significant figures and their respective books, picaresque narrative and courtesy manual. The handbook of conduct tacitly engages... more...

  • Racial Experiments in Cuban Literature and Ethnographyby Emily Maguire

    UPF 2011; US$ 74.95

    Examines how a cadre of writers reimagined the nation and re-valorized Afro-Cuban culture through a textual production that incorporated elements of the ethnographic with the literary. more...

  • Mother & Myth in Spanish Novelsby Sandra J. Schumm

    Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 36.99

    Remembering the forgotten mother is a major theme in Myth & Mother in Spanish Novels and reflects the current interest in the recuperation of historic memory in Spain. The novels in this study feature mature protagonists who recall their mothers as a way to define their own identities and to nullify the fictional matricide prevalent in post-war Spanish... more...

  • La Parodia en la nueva novela hispanoamericana (1960?1985)by Elzbieta Sklodowska

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 158.00

    In this brilliant overview of parodic praxis in the Spanish-American novel during the years 1960-1985, Elzbieta Skłodowska examines several aspects of parody: its role in the renovation of anachronistic forms of discourse (mock-epic) and the re-writing of the canon of the historical novel; its function in transgressing literary formulas (detective... more...

  • Poetry as Playby María Cristina Quintero

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 165.00

    During the Golden Age, poetry and drama entered into a dynamic intertextual and intergeneric exchange. The Comedia appropriated the different poetic currents prevalent during the Renaissance and also often enacted the controversies surrounding poetic language. Of particular interest is the influence of gongorismo on the comedia. Luis de Góngora... more...

  • Utopía, paraíso e historiaby Lida Aronne-Amestoy

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 98.00

    How did modern man come to believe in the object of the economy? What hopes made us accept scientific authority about this illusive thing? What kinds of persons were attracted by objective knowledge in economic discourse? And how does this knowledge guide our economic life? The Making of the Economy tackles such questions surrounding the modern notion... more...