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- Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 44.00
In Narrating from the Margins , Nagihan Haliloglu casts a discerning look at Jean Rhyss protagonists and the ways in which they engage in self-narration. The book offers a close reading of Rhyss novels, with particular attention to the links between identity construction and self-narration, in a modernist and postcolonial idiom. It draws... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2011; US$ 145.00
This book recounts a literary history of modern Cuba. It looks aslant at a Cuban national literature that has sometimes been indistinguishable from a history of Havana. Given the insurgent and revolutionary history of that eastern region, it recounts stories of rebellion, heroism and sacrifice. Intimately related to places and sites which now belong... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1991; US$ 29.95
The concept of "American" literature is not the exclusive province of any one nation. Thanks to the historical circumstances that governed the European conquest and settlement of the Americas, we can and should approach the writings of English and French Canada, the United States, Spanish America, and Brazil as a cohesive group of American... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 16.99
Jose de Alencar's prose-poem Iracema, first published in 1865, is a classic of Brazilian literature--perhaps the most widely-known piece of fiction within Brazil, and the most widely-read of Alencar;s many works. Set in the sixteenth century, it is an extremely romantic portrayal of a doomed live between a Portuguese soldier and an Indian maiden.... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2008; US$ 139.95
The first English translation of Reyna Carranzas historical novel of dynastic decline in twentieth-century Argentina. more...
Studies in the Literary Achievement of João Guimarães Rosa, the Foremost Brazilian Writer of the Twentieth CenturyThe Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 179.95
This collection of centenary conference essays examines and analyzes the literature of João Guimarães Rosa and his impact on literature. more...
- University Press of Colorado 2012; US$ 70.00
Despite recent developments in epigraphy, ethnopoetics, and the literary investigation of colonial and modern materials, few studies have compared glyphic texts and historic Maya literatures. Parallel Worlds examines Maya writing and literary traditions from the Classic period until today, revealing remarkable continuities across time. In this volume,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 225.00
Latino/a literature is one of the fastest developing fields in the discipline of literary studies. It represents an identity that is characterized by fluidity and diversity, often explored through divisions formed by language, race, gender, sexuality, and immigration. The Routledge Companion to Latino/a Literature presents over forty essays... more...