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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 158.00
Malcolm K. Read employs a psychoanalytic model which sees civilization as a manner of instinctual renunciation in this analysis of selected texts from the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries. Focusing on their moments of silence and contradiction, he demonstrates that certain attitudes toward the body expressed in these texts have a basis,... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 1999; US$ 8.99
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...
- 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...
- 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 nations boundaries. From the beginning the author defines the difference... more...
- De Gruyter 2000; US$ 133.00
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 naturalist literary... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 196.00
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 and the... more...