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- Boydell & Brewer 2005; US$ 90.00
The first book-length study of modern Peruvian narrative and its resurgence in the 1990s, focussing on Jaime Bayly, Iván Thays and Jorge Eduardo Benavides. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Featuring canonical Spanish American and Brazilian texts of the 1920s and 30s, Corporeality in Early Twentieth-Century Latin American Literature is an innovative analysis of the body as site of inscription for avant-garde objectives such as originality, subjectivity, and subversion. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998; US$ 14.99
Jamaica Kincaid's incantatory, poetic, and often shockingly frank recounting of her brother Devon Drew's life is also the story of her family on the island of Antigua, a constellation centered on the powerful, sometimes threatening figure of the writer's mother. Kincaid's unblinking record of a life that ended too early speaks volumes about the difficult... more...
- Coffee House Press 2013; US$ 9.99
Winner, Discover Great New Writers Award. Winner, Minnesota Book Award for Fiction. "Profound.... a quietly stunning work that leaves soft tracks in the heart."-- The Washington Post BookWorld "Merits placement beside some of the mesmerizing new literature with its roots in Latin America."-- The New York Times Book Review more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00
The ubiquitous presence of food and hunger in Caribbean writing?from folktales, fiction, and poetry to political and historical treatises?signals the traumas that have marked the Caribbean from the Middle Passage to the present day. The Tropics Bite Back traces the evolution of the Caribbean response to the colonial gaze (or rather the colonial... more...
- Lexington Books 1955; US$ 34.99
Migrant Revolution offers an overview of twentieth-century Haitian literature, placing its rich tradition in the context of transnational anti-colonial politics. Kaussen argues that the anti-colonial politics of Haitian modernist literature is based on the philosophies of human rights that drove the Haitian Revolution and, further, that Haitian literary... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 99.00
The first full length study in English of a prolific Brazilian writer engaged with the discourses of women's rights, education, slavery, literary Indianism, political ideology and nation-building. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 90.00
This is the first extended, English-language study to focus exclusively on the fiction of Juan Rulfo in over twenty years, analyzing a selection of short stories from Rulfo's collection and also two of the main characters of his masterpiece, Pedro Páramo. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Today's Latino poetry scene is incredibly vibrant. With original interviews, this is the first meditation on the thematic features of such poetry. Looking at how Julia Alvarez, Rhina Espaillat, Rafael Campo, and C. Dale Young use structures such as meter, rhyme, and line break, this study identifies a poetics of formalist Latino poetry. more...