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- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 32.95
The Things That Fly in the Night explores images of vampirism in Caribbean and African diasporic folk traditions and in contemporary fiction. Giselle Anatol considers the explosion of soucouyant and other vampire narratives among writers of Caribbean and African heritage who in the past twenty years have rejected the demonic image of the character... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95
This bold study traces the processes by which a ?history? and canon of Caribbean literature and criticism have been constructed. It offers a supplement to that history by presenting new writers, texts and critical moments that help to reconfigure the Caribbean tradition. Focusing on Anglophone or Anglocreole writings from across the twentieth century,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 60.00
Persephone Braham shows how the Cuban novela negra examines the Revolution through a chronicle of life under a decaying regime, and how the Mexican neopoliciaco reveals the oppressive politics of modernization in Latin America.Considering the work of writers such as Leonardo Padura Fuentes as well as G. K. Chesterton, Braham addresses Marxist critiques... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 44.99
Widely acknowledged as the first Chilean novel, Martin Rivas (1862) by Alberto Blest Gana (1830-1920) is at once a passionate love story and an optimistic representation of Chilean nationhood. Written shortly after a decade of civil conflict, it is an indispensable source for understanding politics and society in nineteenth-century Chile. The hero... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
Taking a comparative view of literary and cultural production in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the U.S., Sugg traces and analyzes modes of minority identity and its representation in various circuits across the Americas. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 109.99
There is a wealth of published literature in English by Latin American women writers, but such material can be difficult to locate due to the lack of available bibliographic resources. In addition, the various types of published narrative (short stories, novels, novellas, autobiographies, and biographies) by Latin American women writers has increased... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00
This book traces the ways in which problems of imaginative authority and authorship structure the fiction and non-fiction of V.S. Naipaul and resonate in postcolonial literature. Imraan Coovadia argues that the post-colonial societies Naipaul studies in novels such as A Bend in the River and Guerillas are defined by the fragility of their authority.... more...