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  • The Shadow of Deathby Mark Canuel

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 27.95 US$ 24.04

    The Shadow of Death is a timely and ambitious reassessment of English Romantic literature and the unique role it played in one of the great liberal political causes of the modern age. Mark Canuel argues that Romantic writers in Great Britain led one of the earliest assaults on the death penalty and were instrumental in bringing about penal-law reforms.... more...

  • Shakespeare and the Jewsby James Shapiro

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    James Shapiro?s unvarnished look at how Jews were portrayed in Elizabethan England challenged scholars to recognize the significance of Jewish questions in Shakespeare?s day. From accounts of Christians masquerading as Jews to fantasies of settling foreign Jews in Ireland, Shapiro?s work delves deeply into the cultural insecurities of Elizabethans... more...

  • Rodrigo Díaz, del hombre al mitoby Martin Oscar; Ivy Corfis

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2015; US$ 219.95

    This book explores the development of the early historical and legendary tradition concerning Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, el Cid (c. 1048-1099), the most famous medieval Spanish hero. more...

  • Imperial Emotionsby Javier Krauel

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 72.99 US$ 65.69

    A ground-breaking work that considers myths of the Spanish empire from the perspective of cultural responses to its demise. more...

  • Modernism and the Avant-garde Body in Spain and Italyby Nicolás Fernández-Medina; Maria Truglio

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This interdisciplinary volume interrogates bodily thinking in avant-garde texts from Spain and Italy during the early twentieth century and their relevance to larger modernist preoccupations with corporeality. It examines the innovative ways Spanish and Italian avant-gardists explored the body as a locus for various aesthetic and sociopolitical considerations... more...

  • Scripto sopra Theseu Reby Marco Maggiore

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 297.31

    Lo Scripto sopra Theseu Re č un commento anonimo al Teseida di Boccaccio, trasmesso da un solo manoscritto salentino del XV secolo. Il commento, finora inedito e poco noto agli studiosi di Boccaccio, č uno dei piů ampi e significativi testi paraletterari prodotti dall?Italia meridionale nel Medioevo. I due volumi ne offrono per la... more...

  • Hemingway's Italyby Rena Sanderson

    LSU Press 2006; US$ 29.95

    In 1918, a one-month stint with the American Red Cross ambulance corps at the Italian front marked the beginning of Ernest Hemingway's fascination with Italy?a place second only to Upper Michigan in stimulating his lifelong passion for geography and local expertise. Hemingway's Italy offers a thorough reassessment of Italy's importance in the author's... more...

  • Thinking Barcelonaby Edgar Illas

    Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 72.99 US$ 65.69

    A study of the ideological work that redefined Barcelona in the 1980s and adapted it to a new economy of tourism, culture and services. It examines political speeches/scripts of the 1992 Olympic Games ceremonies; architect Oriol Bohigas's urban renewal; and fictions by Quim Monzó, Francisco Casavella, Eduardo Mendoza and Sergi Pŕmies. more...

  • Geschichte erzählenby Beatrix van Dam

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 106.51

    The theoretical field of fictional and factual narrative has become ubiquitous in recent years. This study offers a critical analysis of the most important approaches. Using the example of historical narratives in German and Dutch, it shows how the fundamental dynamic between grounding in reality and narrative cohesion is expressed differently... more...

  • A Companion to Miguel de Unamunoby Julia Biggane; John Macklin

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 87.50

    Surveys the thought and literary work of a towering figure in twentieth-century Spanish cultural and political life. more...