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  • Reyes Calderón's Lola MacHor Seriesby Jeffrey Oxford

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    In spite of the fact that detective fiction has been the most popular genre utilized by Spanish authors over the last 30 or so years, the female detective has appeared in such works on relatively rare occasions. Less frequent are Spanish female authors of detective fiction who employ a female detective as their main character. One author who has broken... more...

  • Juan de Menaby Cristina Moya García

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 115.00

    A collection of essays by leading scholars that examine the two facets of Juan de Mena's life as lawyer and poet. more...

  • Young Countryby Kerry Hines

    Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 18.99

    This book is a collection of poetry by 21st-century writer Kerry Hines, alongside images by 19th-century photographer William Williams. The wry, plainspoken but haunting poems sit alongside evocative photographs of settlement: landscapes, streetscapes, skyscapes; the escapades of a trio of flatmates; portraits of family and friends; burned bush and... more...

  • Literarischer Expressionismusby Frank Krause

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 35.18

    Biographische InformationenDr. Frank Krause ist Reader in English and Comparative Literature am Goldsmiths College, University of London. more...

  • Autobiographical Writing by Early Modern Hispanic Womenby Elizabeth Teresa Howe

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Women?s life writing in general has too often been ignored, dismissed, or relegated to a separate category in those few studies of the genre that include it. The present work addresses these issues and offers a countervailing argument that focuses on the contributions of women writers to the study of autobiography in Spanish during the early modern... more...

  • Heterogeneity of Beingby Marco Luis Dorfsman

    University Press of America 2015; US$ 59.99

    Heterogeneity of Being goes beyond the standard interpretations of Octavio Paz as a thinker of national identity and proposes a radical rethinking of the relationship between literature and philosophy. Dorfsman analyzes how Paz?s ?tradition of rupture? properly displays a continuity between self and other, identity and difference, time and space.... more...

  • Crossfireby Roberta Johnson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    The marriage of philosophy and fiction in the first third of Spain's twentieth century was a fertile one. It produced some truly notable offspring -- novels that cross genre boundaries to find innovative forms, and treatises that fuse literature and philosophy in new ways. In her illuminating interdisciplinary study of Spanish fiction of the "Silver... more...

  • Dark Prismsby Robert Lima

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    The mythological, folkloric, and religious beliefs of Western culture have resulted in a long and ongoing history of esoteric themes in theatre from the Middle Ages to the present in Spain and the America. Now Robert Lima, a noted comparatist, brings to bear on this material his wide knowledge of the world of the occult. Lima defines the terms "occult"... more...

  • Refiguring Authorityby E. Michael Gerli

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    In this wide-ranging study E. Michael Gerli shows how Cervantes and his contemporaries ceaselessly imitated one another -- glossing works, dismembering and reconstructing them, writing for and against one another -- while playing sophisticated games of literary one-upmanship. The result was that literature in late Renaissance Spain was often more... more...

  • Spanish Poetry of the Twentieth Centuryby Andrew Debicki

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Twentieth-century Spanish poetry has received comparatively little attention from critics writing in English. Andrew Debicki now presents the first English-language history published in the United States to examine the sweep of modern Spanish verse. More important, he is the first to situate Spanish poetry in the context of European modernity, to... more...