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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95
This study examines four novels by Marcio Veloz Maggiolo. It reveals the fundamental sources used in these novels in constructing the concept of the historical imagination. The analysis shows that the traditional concept of official history is rejected to give rise to an eclectic view of the past that embraces scientific and... more...
- Fordham University Press 2013; US$ 44.99
Translation--from both a theoretical and practical point of view--articulates differing but interconnected modes of circulation in the work of writers originally from different geographical areas of transatlantic encounter, such as Europe, Latin America, North America, and the Caribbean. After Translation examines from a transnational perspective the... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 139.95
Juan Bosch (1909-2001), president of the Dominican Republic in 1963, was a politician and writer. This work is a compilation of essays on the short stories of Juan Bosch (1909-2001). They include studies on cenesthesia, hyperbole, expressionism, impressionism, time, magic realism, myths, female characters in a social, political, and historical context;... 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...
- 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...
- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95
Sonja Watson examines the writing of black Panamanian authors to reveal how race is defined, contested, and inscribed in Panama. She tells the story of two competing cultures: Afro-Hispanics whose ancestors came as slaves during the colonial period and West Indians whose families arrived more recently from English-speaking Caribbean countries to build... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
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...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 15.99
Along with The Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cubas and Dom Casmurro, Quincas Borba is one of Machado de Assis' major works and indeed one of the major works of nineteenth century fiction. With his uncannily postmodern sensibility, his delicious wit, and his keen insight into the political and social complexities of the Brazilian Empire, Machado opens... more...