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  • Literary and Cultural Relations between Brazil and Mexicoby Paulo Moreira

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    Joining a timely conversation within the field of intra-American literature, this study takes a fresh look at Latin America by locating fragments and making evident the mostly untold story of horizontal (south-south) contacts across a multilingual, multicultural continent. more...

  • Caribbean Critiqueby Nick Nesbitt

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 74.96

    Caribbean Critique seeks to define and analyze the distinctive contribution of francophone Caribbean thinkers to perimetric Critical Theory. The book argues that their singular project has been to forge a brand of critique that, while borrowing from North Atlantic predecessors such as Rousseau, Hegel, Marx, and Sartre, was from the start indelibly... more...

  • Queer Narratives of the Caribbean Diasporaby Zoran Pecic

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    This book examines the concept of queer theory and combines it with the field of diaspora studies. By looking at the queer diasporic narratives in and from the Caribbean, it conducts an inquiry into the workings and underpinnings of both fields. more...

  • Desire Between Women in Caribbean Literatureby Keja Valens

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    Relations between women - like the branches and roots of the mangrove - twist around, across, and within others as they pervade Caribbean letters. Desire between Women in Caribbean Literature elucidates the place of desire between women in Caribbean letters, compelling readers to rethink how to read the structures and practices of sexuality. more...

  • Island Bodiesby Rosamond S. King

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95

    In Island Bodies, Rosamond King examines sexualities, violence, and repression in the Caribbean experience. She analyzes the sexual norms and expectations portrayed in Caribbean and diaspora literature, music, film, and popular culture to show how many individuals contest traditional roles by maneuvering within and/or trying to change their society?s... more...

  • Acknowledged Legislatorby Edward J. Carvalho; Natasha Azank; Andy Croft; Michael Dowdy; Carmen Dolores Hernández; Jeremy Larochelle; Peter Nelson; Camilo Pérez-Bustillo; César A. Salgado; Eric B. Salo; Oscar Sarmiento; Maritza Stanchich; Pauline Uchmanowicz

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2014; US$ 89.99

    Acknowledged Legislator: Critical Essays on the Poetry of Martín Espada is the first-ever edited collection on poet and activist Martín Espada. With the aid of contributions by established scholars who have a specialized interest in the poet?s life and work, its principal aim is to argue for a long overdue critical awareness of and cultural appreciation... more...

  • Realism, Form and the Postcolonial Novelby Nicholas Robinette

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Confronted with apartheid, dictatorship or the sheer scale of global economics, realism can no longer function with the certainties of the nineteenth century . Free Realist Style considers how the style of the realist novel changes as its epistemological horizons narrow. more...

  • Telling West Indian Livesby Sue Thomas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Telling West Indian Lives: Life Narrative and the Reform of Plantation Slavery Cultures 1804-18 3 4 draws historical and literary attention to life story and narration in the late plantation slavery period. Drawing on new archival research, it highlights the ways written narrative shaped evangelical, philanthropic, and antislavery reform projects.... more...

  • Coloniality of Diasporasby Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Focusing on piracy in the seventeenth century, filibustering in the nineteenth century, intracolonial migrations in the 1930s, metropolitan racializations in the 1950s and 1960s, and feminist redefinitions of creolization and sexile from the 1940s to the 1990s, this book redefines the Caribbean beyond the postcolonial debate. more...

  • The Things That Fly in the Nightby Giselle Liza Anatol

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 32.95

    The Things That Fly in the Night  explores images of vampirism in Caribbean and African diasporic folk traditions and in contemporary fiction. Giselle Liza Anatol focuses on the figure of the  soucouyant , or Old Hag?an aged woman by day who sheds her skin during night?s darkest hours in order to fly about her community and suck the blood of her unwitting... more...