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  • Diane et Mercureby Lydia Bauer

    Frank & Timme 2013; US$ 38.17

    Cet ouvrage nous offre une perspective nouvelle et fascinante sur l??uvre de Stendhal et sur La Chartreuse de Parme en particulier. Partant d?une description de la Chambre de Saint-Paul peinte par le Corrège à Parme et de la forme pentagonale du palais Farnèse de Caprarola, l?auteur nous fait pénétrer dans les secrets de l?alchimie et de l?art de la... more...

  • Galdós drammaturgoby Assunta Polizzi

    Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 33.40

    Benito Pérez Galdós (1843?1920), ritenuto il più grande discepolo di Cervantes, è tra i maggiori narratori spagnoli. Dall?isola oceanica in cui nasce, si trasferisce a Madrid per gli studi universitari, che però lascia presto per dedicarsi alla letteratura, al teatro, alla musica e alla pittura. Della capitale spagnola diventa il più attento osservatore... more...

  • Sonata de primaveraby Ramón del Valle-Inclán

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00

    Aquí crea Valle-Inclán al personaje de Xavier, marqués de Bradomín, que acabará manco, como él, quizá en un abierto gesto de orgullo sobre su genio y figura, ya que el marqués perdió el brazo debido a heroicas hazañas. Las cuatro novelas de esta serie son introducidas por Valle-Inclán como unas «memorias amables» del protagonista y narrador, el marqués... more...

  • Ich mag, was Du sagst Ines Wegener

    tredition 2014; US$ 2.78

    Verse über die Irrungen und Wirrungen in der Liebe. Bei der Umsetzung der Poetologie eines Traumes begleiten wunderschöne Farbfotografien den Leser beim Innehalten. Ein kleiner Gedichtband zum Träumen und Verschenken.   Biographische Informationen Ines Wegener wurde 1958 in Dresden geboren. FS-Studium, Heimerzieherin, Kindergärtnerin. 1984... more...

  • Mimesis and Empireby Barbara Fuchs

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 40.00

    This 2001 book offers a comparative look at European and New World early modern culture. more...

  • Narrative Mutationsby Rudyard Alcocer

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95

    Given the welcomed shift throughout the academy away from essentialist and biologically fixed understandings of "race" and the body, it is a curiosity worth exploring that so many sophisticated-and even radical-narratives retain physical and behavioral heredity as a guiding trope. The persistence of this concept in Caribbean literature informs not... more...

  • Burnt Sugar Cana Quemadaby Lori Marie Carlson; Oscar Hijuelos

    Free Press 2006; US$ 14.95

    Here are the sights, sounds, and rhythms of Cuba, revealed in the evocative works of some of the finest Cuban and Cuban American poets of the twentieth century. In Burnt Sugar, bestselling translator Lori Marie Carlson and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Oscar Hijuelos have created an intimate collection of some of their favorite modern poems, all... more...

  • Questing Fictionsby Djelal Kadir; Terry Cochran

    University of Minnesota Press 1986; US$ 45.00

    Questing Fictions was first published in 1986. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Questing Fictions analyzes twentieth-century Latin American fiction in the light of contemporary literary theory.... more...

  • Private Topographiesby Marzena Grzegorczyk

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00

    In Private Topographies , Grzegorczyk identifies and analyzes the types of postcolonial subjectivity prevalent among the Creole (Euro-American) ruling classes in post-independence, nineteenth-century century Latin America as articulated through their relation to their surroundings. Exactly how did creole elites change their self-conception in the... more...

  • Remembering Maternal Bodiesby Benigno Trigo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    Remembering Maternal Bodies is a collection of essays about the writings of several Latina and Latin American women writers who remember their mothers, and/or challenge our commonly held beliefs about motherhood and maternity, in an effort to stop depression and melancholy. It suggests that the widespread violent depression and sometimes suicidal melancholy... more...