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- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00
The ubiquitous presence of food and hunger in Caribbean writing?from folktales, fiction, and poetry to political and historical treatises?signals the traumas that have marked the Caribbean from the Middle Passage to the present day. The Tropics Bite Back traces the evolution of the Caribbean response to the colonial gaze (or rather the colonial... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 34.99
Migrant Revolution offers an overview of twentieth-century Haitian literature, placing its rich tradition in the context of transnational anti-colonial politics. Kaussen argues that the anti-colonial politics of Haitian modernist literature is based on the philosophies of human rights that drove the Haitian Revolution and, further, that Haitian literary... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00
This Companion offers an overview and assessment of Mario Vargas Llosa's large body of work, tracing his development as a writer and intellectual in his essays, critical studies, journalism, and theatrical works, but above all in his novels. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 99.00
The first full length study in English of a prolific Brazilian writer engaged with the discourses of women's rights, education, slavery, literary Indianism, political ideology and nation-building. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 90.00
This is the first extended, English-language study to focus exclusively on the fiction of Juan Rulfo in over twenty years, analyzing a selection of short stories from Rulfo's collection and also two of the main characters of his masterpiece, Pedro Páramo. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Today's Latino poetry scene is incredibly vibrant. With original interviews, this is the first meditation on the thematic features of such poetry. Looking at how Julia Alvarez, Rhina Espaillat, Rafael Campo, and C. Dale Young use structures such as meter, rhyme, and line break, this study identifies a poetics of formalist Latino poetry. more...
- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 89.99
This monograph on José Carlos Mariátegui, the seminal Latin American Marxist theorist, provides original readings of key writings through the lens of his understudied poetics, illuminating their full political meaning and impact. It offers insightful critiques of overlooked intellectuals, especially female, whom he championed. These readings are... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 74.96
This book examines a major modern turn in Francophone Caribbean literature towards the recit d'enfance, or childhood memoir, and asks why this occurred post-1990, connecting texts to recent changes in public policy and education policy concerning the commemoration of slavery and colonialism both in France and at a global level (for example, the... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95
Caribbean Literary Discourse is a study of the multicultural, multilingual, and Creolized languages that characterize Caribbean discourse, especially as reflected in the language choices that preoccupy creative writers. Caribbean Literary Discourse opens the challenging world of language choices and literary experiments characteristic of... more...