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- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
Un trabajo que estudia la compleja relación entre exilio y literatura en la Argentina durante un período de profundos cambios sociales y políticos. A work that studies the complex relationship between exile and literature in Argentina during a period of profound social and political change. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
OIoff shows that Cortázar did not become a political writer as a result of the Cuban Revolution, as is often claimed, but rather that the representation of the political was present in Cortázar's very first writings. more...
- Steerforth Press 2012; US$ 16.00
Imagine making poems the way an architect designs buildings or an engineer builds bridges. Such was the ambition of Joăo Cabral de Melo Neto. Though a great admirer of the thing-rich poetries of Francis Ponge and of Marianne Moore, what interested him even more, as he remarked in his acceptance speech for the 1992 Neustadt International Prize for Literature,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
Drawing from a variety of historical sources, theory, and fictional and non-fictional production, this book addresses the cultural imaginary of domestic servants in modern Brazil and demonstrates maids' symbolic centrality to shifting notions of servitude, subordination, femininity, and domesticity. 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...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 149.99
Over the course of the last twenty years, Native American and Indigenous American literary studies has experienced a dramatic shift from a critical focus on identity and authenticity to the intellectual, cultural, political, historical, and tribal nation contexts from which these Indigenous literatures emerge. The Oxford Handbook of Indigenous American... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 17.00
Translated by Gregory Rabassa, winner of the National Book Award for Translation, 1967 Horacio Oliveira is an Argentinian writer who lives in Paris with his mistress, La Maga, surrounded by a loose-knit circle of bohemian friends who call themselves "the Club." A child's death and La Maga's disappearance put an end to his life of empty pleasures... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Examining a rich new generation of Latin American writers, this collection offers new perspectives on the current status of Latin American literature in the age of globalization. Authors explored are from the Boom and Postboom periods, including those who combine social preoccupations, like drug trafficking, with aesthetic ones. more...
- Bucknell University Press 2014; US$ 74.99
The female characterizations in Machado's novels are much more important to their author's narrative art and to his social vision than we have previously thought. This is the first book-length study in English to address this issue, and it will open up a new and very rich vein of Machadoan scholarship. more...