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- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 154.00
This is the second of the new Bremen editions of epic poems centring around Dietrich von Bern. In its content, the text of the »Rabenschlacht« (13th century) takes up where »Dietrichs Flucht« left off. The subject matter is a further abortive victory by Dietrich over his adversary Ermrich in the battle near Ravenna. The edition largely... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00
Francisco de Quevedo?s satirical poetry is commonly viewed as grotesquely comical, a manifestation of what Bakhtin called the ?Carnivalesque.? But not all of his satirical poetry fits this interpretation. In this study the author investigates the aggressivity and obscenity of Quevedo?s work, and particularly his personal invectives against... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95
Examining modern interpretations of Spanish literature and art involves discussing the works from varying perspectives. The authors of these essays investigate the concept of narrative as portrayed by Spanish authors. Most of the essays discuss contemporary art, but others study art and literature from the Middle Ages up until the present day. more...
- Liverpool University Press 2010; US$ 57.00
Queer Events studies the representations of queer subjectivities during the Spanish Transition era (1960s to 1990s), drawing on some of the most influential critical theorists and philosophers of our times (Gilles Deleuze, Giorgio Agamben, Alain Badiou). The book focuses on well-known Spanish authors and film-makers (Terenci Moix, Vicente Aranda) as... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 189.95
In the years during the colonization of Canada there were travel books which were sold in England. Le Jeune studies the ways these descriptive texts created a series of surveys that assessed the worth of Canada and describe life on the frontier while it was being settled. In particular, this book focuses on how women are depicted and what roles they... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 17.99
Thomas Reid (1710-1796) is the foremost exponent of the Scottish 'common sense' school of philosophy. Educated at Marischal College in Aberdeen, Reid subsequently taught at King's College, and was a founder of the Aberdeen Philosophical Society. His Inquiry Into the Human Mind on the Principles of Common Sense was published in 1764, the... more...
- University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 74.95
Costumbrismo, which refers to depictions of life in Latin America during the nineteenth century, introduced some of the earliest black themes in Cuban literature. Rafael Ocasio delves into this literature to offer up a new perspective on the development of Cuban identity, as influenced by black culture and religion, during the sugar cane boom. Comments... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
This collection explores the contributions of Hispanic women writers to ongoing Western debates on gender, power, ethics, and the environment, offering a wide range of essays that specifically portray the ways in which contemporary writers focus on issues of global impact in a deliberate and purposeful manner. The contributors analyze texts pertaining... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 104.99
During her lifetime Gloria Fuertes achieved the status of a controversial cultural icon, both through her poetry for adults and through her poetry, recorded readings, and television programs for juveniles. This collection of lively essays, by authors who specialize in contemporary Spanish poetry, approaches the works of Gloria Fuertes from various... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 238.00
An engagement with the complex semantics of the terms ?risk-taking? and ?risk? promises to provide significant insights about important and perhaps fundamental elements of literary writing in the modern and contemporary eras. The papers from this comparative literature symposium sponsored by the German Research Foundation (DFG) examine... more...