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- Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 17.00
A concise, comprehensive and original introduction to the fiction and journalism of Gabriel García Márquez. more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1999; US$ 5.99
This history of a family is an amalgamation of Garcia Marquez's shorter fiction, American fiction, biblical parables, and quixotic experiences of his own unique life story. His is a community crowded with people and personal narratives, confusion, and progressive decline. The novel is a journey through life, caught on paper, so real that you'll swear... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 149.99
Over the course of the last twenty years, Native American and Indigenous American literary studies has experienced a dramatic shift from a critical focus on identity and authenticity to the intellectual, cultural, political, historical, and tribal nation contexts from which these Indigenous literatures emerge. The Oxford Handbook of Indigenous American... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 72.92
This companion to the work of Peruvian Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa traces his fictional and non-fictional writing throughout the different phases of a career spanning more than fifty years. His lifelong dedication to literature goes hand in hand with his commitment as a public intellectual, a role that frequently involves him in controversy.... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2009; US$ 22.50
Taking up the challenge of redefining modernity from a Caribbean perspective instead of assuming that the North Atlantic view of modernity is universal, Maria Cristina Fumagalli shows how the Caribbean's contributions to the modern world not only provide a more accurate account of the past but also have the potential to change the way in which we... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2010; US$ 55.00
Breath, Eyes, Memory (1994), the novel born from Edwidge Danticat?s childhood in Haiti and immigration to New York City, was one of the great literary debuts of recent times, marking the emergence of an impressive talent in addition to opening up an entire culture to a broad general readership. This gifted author went on to win the American Book Award... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2011; US$ 29.50
Bringing together the most exciting recent archival work in anglophone, francophone, and hispanophone Caribbean studies, Raphael Dalleo constructs a new literary history of the region that is both comprehensive and innovative. He examines how changes in political, economic, and social structures have produced different sets of possibilities for writers... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2011; US$ 21.50
Consuming Visions explores the relationship between cinema and writing in early twentieth-century Brazil, focusing on how the new and foreign medium of film was consumed by a literary society in the throes of modernization. Maite Conde places this relationship in the specific context of turn-of-the-century Rio de Janeiro, which underwent a radical... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2011; US$ 22.50
In the aftermath of disaster, literary and other cultural representations of the event can play a role in the renegotiation of political power. In Disaster Writing, Mark D. Anderson analyzes four natural disasters in Latin America that acquired national significance and symbolism through literary mediation: the 1930 cyclone in the Dominican Republic,... more...