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  • 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 Anatol considers the explosion of soucouyant and other vampire narratives among writers of Caribbean and African heritage who in the past twenty years have rejected the demonic image of the character... more...

  • On the Edge of the Holocaustby Edna Aizenberg

    Brandeis University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Sheds new light on the views and attitudes of Latin American writers during the Nazi era more...

  • Oxford Anthology of the Brazilian Short Storyby K.David Jackson

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 36.99

    Contains a selection of short stories by the best-known authors in Brazilian literature, from the late nineteenth century. This anthology concludes with a haunting story, set in the opera theater in Manaus by one of Brazil's most successful writers, Milton Hatoum. more...

  • Caribbean Critiqueby Nick Nesbitt

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 72.99

    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...

  • Twentieth-Century Caribbean Literatureby Alison Donnell

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95

    This bold study traces the processes by which a ?history? and canon of Caribbean literature and criticism have been constructed. It offers a supplement to that history by presenting new writers, texts and critical moments that help to reconfigure the Caribbean tradition. Focusing on Anglophone or Anglocreole writings from across the twentieth... more...

  • The Latino/a Canon and the Emergence of Post-Sixties Literatureby Raphael Dalleo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 29.00

    In the first study of Latino/a literature to systematically examine the post-Sixties generation of writers, The Latino/a Canon challenges the ways that Latino/a literary studies imagines the relationship between art, politics, and the market. more...

  • Crimes against the State, Crimes against Personsby Persephone Braham

    University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 60.00

    Persephone Braham shows how the Cuban novela negra examines the Revolution through a chronicle of life under a decaying regime, and how the Mexican neopoliciaco reveals the oppressive politics of modernization in Latin America.Considering the work of writers such as Leonardo Padura Fuentes as well as G. K. Chesterton, Braham addresses Marxist critiques... more...

  • The Cambridge Introduction to Jean Rhysby Elaine Savory

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 20.00

    A student-friendly guide to the life, work, context and reception of the author of Wide Sargasso Sea. more...