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  • Dream Nationby María Acosta Cruz

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 25.95

    In this provocative new book, Maria Acosta Cruz investigates why the rhetoric of independence is so pivotal to Puerto Rican culture, despite the fact that the island?s voters have consistently rejected calls for national sovereignty. Weaving together texts from literature, history, and popular culture, Dream Nation shows how this seemingly revolutionary... more...

  • Traditions and Continuitiesby Ragnar Ingi Adalsteinsson

    University of Iceland Press 2014; US$ 28.99

    Traditions and Continuities - Alliteration in Old and Modern Icelandic Verse, is a lucid and authorative treatment of Old Icelandic alliterative metre, and of the subtle changes it underwent as the language evolved into later and modern Icelandic. It falls into four sections, beginning with an exhaustive account of the mechanics of alliteration and... more...

  • Pesquisas en la obra tardía de Juan Goytisoloby Brigitte Adriaens; Marco Kunz

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 89.60

    La narrativa y la ensayística de Juan Goytisolo ha despertado un interés extraordinario en la crítica. En cuanto a sus novelas, se constata por lo general que la llamada obra de ruptura (la trilogía reeditada recientemente bajo el título Tríptico del mal (2004)) sigue siendo más estudiada frente a las novelas tardías... more...

  • Scottish War Poetsby Ewart Alan Mackintosh; Charles Hamilton Sorley; Mary Symon; Charles Murray

    Palimpsest Book Production Limited 2014; US$ 4.36

    A Scottish lost treasures collection of four Scottish poetry anthologies all strongly influenced by the First World War. Bundled by subject matter rather than author, the anthologies complement each other to create a compelling collection to commemorate the anniversary of the First World War. "Palimpsest's eClassics series, Scottish Lost Treasures,... more...

  • Lo que se oye desde una silla de El Pradoby Pedro Antonio de Alarcón

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 1.00

    Pedro Antonio de Alarcón created a satirical newspaper, wrote plays, and reported from the war in Africa. He completed many travel writings and eventually became politically involved, becoming Senator and Ambassador to Norway and Sweden. His prolific literary career reflects the development of Realism with some residual influences from the Romantic... more...

  • Su único hijoby Leopoldo Alas Clarín

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00

    Leopoldo Alas Clarín studied law at the University of León, and earned a doctorate in Madrid in 1870. His first journalistic collaboration appeared in The Solfeo . He then combined his teaching, journalism, essays, and narratives. The fight against hypocrisy, ignorance, and decay of provincial society, and its reflection in the Church, were prominent... more...

  • La Regenta Iby Leopoldo Alas Clarín

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00

    Leopoldo Alas Clarín studied law at the University of León, and earned a doctorate in Madrid in 1870. His first journalistic collaboration appeared in The Solfeo . He then combined his teaching, journalism, essays, and narratives. The fight against hypocrisy, ignorance, and decay of provincial society, and its reflection in the Church, were prominent... 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...

  • Woman Of The Riverby Claribel Alegria; Darwin Flakoll

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1988; US$ 15.95

    In Woman of the River one of the major voices in Latin American poetry confronts the political realities of contemporary Central America.  Many of the poems are political, direct, and condemnatory of the United States? presence in Latin America, and they are rich, human documents rooted in Alegria?s knowledge of and love for her subjects. ... more...

  • The Burden of Modernityby Carlos J. Alonso

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 94.99

    An interpretation of cultural discourse in Spanish America which argues that Spanish American cultural production is marked by an internal rhetoric crisis that resulted from the adoption of discourses regarded as modern in historical and economic circumstances that are, in fact, the negation of modernity. more...