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- University of Pittsburgh Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Speculative Fictions views the Chilean neoliberal transition as reflected in cultural production from the postdictatorship era of the 1970s to the present. To Alessandro Fornazzari, the move to market capitalism effectively blurred the lines between economics and aesthetics, perhaps nowhere more evidently than in Chile. Through exemplary works... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 29.50
In Tropical Apocalypse, Martin Munro argues that since the earliest days of European colonization, Caribbean?and especially Haitian?history has been shaped by apocalyptic events so that the region has, in effect, been living for centuries in an end time without end. By engaging with the contemporary apocalyptic turn in Caribbean studies and lived... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 5.99
This CliffsNotes guide includes everything you?ve come to expect from the trusted experts at CliffsNotes, including analysis of the most widely read literary works. more...
- Bucknell University Press 2015; US$ 84.99
From Amazons to Zombies presents a comprehensive account of the qualities of monstrosity, the ways in which monsters function within and among cultures, theories, and genres of the monstrous (the fantastic, the grotesque, the marvelous, the gothic, horror, abjection, hybridity), and the meaning of monsters in texts that have molded social and political... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99
This edited volume performs a critical analysis of the Américas Award, issues related to the content of the award-winning and honored books, and the contexts in which the books are used. It includes chapters by key scholars in the areas of youth literature in English, English Education, Library and Information Science, and Ethnic Studies. more...
- University of Virginia Press 2016; US$ 27.50
Focusing on the literary representation of performance practices in anglophone, francophone, and hispanophone Caribbean literature, Jeannine Murray-Román shows how a shared regional aesthetic emerges from the descriptions of music, dance, and oral storytelling events. Because the historical circumstances that led to the development of performance... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 24.99
Gabriel Garcia Marquez is one of the most influential writers of our time, with a unique literary creativity rooted in the history of his native Colombia. This revised and expanded edition of a classic work is the first book of criticism to consider in detail the totality of Garcia Marquez's magnificent oeuvre. In a beautifully written examination,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 25.99
Gianluca Delfino?s study of one of the Caribbean?s most controversial authors paves the way for looking at Wilson Harris?s body of work in a new light. Harris?s imaginative approach to reality is discussed in relation to the categories of history and time with reference to several novels, with a special focus on The Infinite Rehearsal, Jonestown,... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2015; US$ 199.95
This work examines the dramatic oeuvre of Derek Walcott in order to make the case that he is engaged as a playwright, in creating a "Creole" drama- a drama that bears the special marks of its Caribbean origin and setting and that embodies the hybrid nature of Caribbean history, culture and personality. more...