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- Bucknell University Press 2016; US$ 79.99
The first book in English on canonical Spanish American writer Horacio Quiroga (Uruguay 1878?Argentina 1936), Pariah in the Desert examines his works through the theoretical lens of the heroic and the complementary phenomenon of the monstrous. This focus on reveals the ethical coherence galvanizing the extraordinary range of Quiroga?s work and... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2016; US$ 49.50
In January 1856, Margaret Garner?an enslaved woman on a Kentucky plantation?ran with members of her family to the free state of Ohio. As slave catchers attempted to capture the fugitives in Cincinnati, Garner cut the throat of her two-and-a-half-year-old daughter to prevent her return to slavery. Toni Morrison first imaginatively treated Margaret... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2016; US$ 35.00
As modern Caribbean politics and literature emerged in the first half of the twentieth century, Haiti, as the region's first independent state, stood as a source of inspiration for imagining decolonization and rooting regional identity in Africanness. Yet at precisely the same moment that anticolonialism was spreading throughout the Caribbean, Haiti... more...
- Michigan State University Press 2016; US$ 23.95
Lawtoo offers new readings of Joseph Conrad?s novels and the postcolonial and cinematic works that respond to his oeuvre. Lawtoo argues that Conrad?s fascination with doubles urges readers to reflect on the two sides of mimesis, that once joined, reveal Conrad's Janus-faced fictions as powerfully relevant to our contemporary world of global violence... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 7.99
His real name was Franklin. But everyone called him The Cloudspotter ... The Cloudspotter doesn't have many friends. He spends his time, all by himself, spotting not just clouds but adventures in the sky. This way, he doesn't feel so alone. Then, one day, an unexpected visitor appears in his adventures and it throws everything up in the air. Could... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60
The author demonstrates how depictions of domestic space tell stories of class, gender, social belonging and exclusion. more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2016; US$ 2.99
A Room of One's Own is an essay based on a series of lectures Virginia Woolf delivered at Cambridge University in 1928. The argument she makes in this pioneering work of feminism is that in order to excel as artists women writers require both a literal and a figurative space they can claim as their own. Sayre Street Books offers the world's greatest... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 139.99
This book presents the possibility of a robust dialogue for all who are committed to critique and enhance the problem of graven images and yet know that even the absent God must be accounted for in contemporary thought. It includes the reflections of significant commentators, theologians, philosophers, scholars, and poets. more...