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- University of Delaware Press 2015; US$ 69.99
The Other Rise of the Novel relies on new research concerning the relevance of bourgeois values and ideals in the early modern period in France to question the extent to which characters in works of fiction portray the rise of individualistic and self-interested behavior. It argues that novels like Manon Lescaut , Lettres d?une Péruvienne... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95
In the 1960s, there occurred amongst Latin American writers a sudden explosion of literary activity known as the ?Boom?. It marked an increase in the production and availability of innovative and experimental novels. But the ?Boom? of the 1960s should not be taken as the only flowering of Latin American fiction, for such novels dubbed ?new novels?... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 34.99
Madrid's Forgotten Avant-Garde explores the role played by artists and intellectuals who constructed and disseminated various competing images of national identity that polarized Spanish society prior to the Civil War. The convergence of modern and essentialist discourses and practices, especially in literature and poetry?in what is conventionally... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 266.00
As accompaniments to the edition of the Commenta in Ciceronis Rhetorica (BT), these volumes provide prolegomena and a critical commentary. The first volume lists for the first time all extant textual sources with their stemmatic interrelationships. It traces the reception history of the Commenta from late antiquity through modern era.... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 95.00
The author examines the role of comedy in the novels of four key postmodern Spanish-American writers: Gustavo Sainz, Alfredo Bryce Echenique, Jaime Bayly and Fernando Vallejo. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 110.00
First published in 1987 (this second edition in 1992), the Handbook of Latin American Literature offers readers the opportunity to explore this literary history in the English Language and constitutes an ideological approach to Latin American Literature. It provides both concise information concerning particular authors, works, and literary traditions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This is the first study to examine the representation of illness, disability, and cultural pathologies in modern and contemporary Iberian and Latin American literature. Innovative and interdisciplinary, the collection situates medicine as an important and largely overlooked discourse in these literatures, while also considering the social, political,... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00
Colonized by the French in 1830, Algeria was an important French settler colony that, unlike its neighbors, endured a lengthy and brutal war for independence from 1954 to 1962. The nearly one million Pieds-Noirs (literally ?black-feet?) were former French citizens of Algeria who suffered a traumatic departure from their homes and discrimination upon... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 30.00
Drawing on an analysis of issues surrounding the consumption of alcohol in a diverse range of source materials, including novels, newspapers, medical texts, and archival records, this lively and engaging interdisciplinary study explores sociocultural nation-building processes in Mexico between 1810 and 1910. Examining the historical importance of... more...