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- 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...
- 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... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Tropical Gothic examines Gothic within a specific geographical area of ?the South? of the Americas. In so doing, we structure the book around geographical coordinates (from North to South) and move between various national traditions of the gothic (Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, etc) alongside regional manifestations of the Gothic (the US south and the... more...
- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95
Using feminist and womanist theory, Simone Alexander takes as her main point of analysis literary works that focus on the black female body as the physical and metaphorical site of migration. She shows that over time black women have used their bodily presence to complicate and challenge a migratory process often forced upon them by men or patriarchal... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 56.00
This book presents some of the challenges bioethics in Latin America faces today. It considers them through the lenses of vulnerable populations, those incapable of protecting their own interests, such as the illiterate, women in societies disrespectful of their reproductive rights, and research subjects in contexts where resources are scarce. more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2016; US$ 29.99
In this far-reaching literary history, John Wharton Lowe remakes the map of American culture by revealing the deep, persistent connections between the ideas and works produced by writers of the American South and the Caribbean. Lowe demonstrates that a tendency to separate literary canons by national and regional boundaries has led critics to ignore... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 28.00
A stimulating collection of new essays on the development of the novel in Latin America. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 18.00
A concise, comprehensive and original introduction to the fiction and journalism of Gabriel García Márquez. more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2012; US$ 60.00
The Caribbean Novel Since 1945 offers a comparative analysis of fiction from across the pan-Caribbean, exploring the relationship between literary form, cultural practice, and the nation-state. Engaging with the historical and political impact of capitalist imperialism, decolonization, class struggle, ethnic conflict, and gender relations, it considers... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2009; US$ 25.00
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... more...