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- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2017; US$ 84.99
In her analysis of the verse of representative poets of the Hispanic Baroque, Holloway demonstrates how these writers occupy an Arcadia which is de-familiarised and yet remains connected to the classical origins of the mode. Her study includes recent manuscript discoveries from the Spanish Baroque ( Fábula de Alfeo y Aretusa , now attributed to the... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.78
This book is about literary representations of the both left- and right-wing Italian terrorism of the 1970s by contemporary Italian authors. In offering detailed analyses of the many contemporary novels that have terrorism in either their foreground or background, it offers a ?take? on postmodern narrative practices that is alternative to and more... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
This volume explores the genre of the historical novel and the variety of ways in which writers choose to represent the past. How does an author?s nationality or gender impact their artistic choices? To what extent can historical novels appeal to a transnational audience? This study demonstrates how histories can communicate across national borders,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 35.50 US$ 32.30
This volume contains a selection of the major essays written over a period of three decades by a distinguished scholar of eighteenth-century English literature. In each essay, Professor Landa attempts to show how cultural and intellectual assumptions and presuppositions of the age have been assimilated into the literary works. Originally published... more...
- Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 42.50 US$ 38.68
Unwilling to be bound by the categories of religion, Unamuno rejected the laws that distinguish one literary genre from another. Thus, some of Unamuno's finest essays are short stories, and vice versa. Included in this volume are four stories: Tia Tula; The Novel of Don Sandalio, Chess Player; The Madness of Doctor Montarco; Saint Manuel Bueno, Martyr... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.37
This book examines how German-language authors have intervened in contemporary debates on the obligation to extend hospitality to asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants; the terrorist threat post-9/11; globalisation and neo-liberalism; the opportunities and anxieties of intensified mobility across borders; and whether transnationalism necessarily implies... more...
- Indiana University Press 2017; US$ 59.99
Beginning in 1172, Judah ibn Tibbon, who was called the father of Hebrew translators, wrote a letter to his son that was full of personal and professional guidance. The detailed letter, described as an ethical will, was revised through the years and offered a vivid picture of intellectual life among Andalusi elites exiled in the south of France after... more...