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  • Thinking Barcelonaby Edgar Illas

    Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    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 Pàmies. 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$ 391.00

    Scripto sopra Theseu Re is an anonymous commentary on Boccaccio?s epic poem Teseida , preserved in a 15th-century manuscript written in old Salentino dialect. Unedited to date and barely known even by Boccaccio experts, the commentary is one of the most extensive and significant texts written in the southern part of medieval Italy. The two volumes... more...

  • Geschichte erzählenby Beatrix van Dam

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • A Bibliography of Eliza Haywoodby Patrick Spedding

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 235.00

    There is much intense critical activity from researchers interested in the 18th century and women's studies, and as a result many of Haywood's works are now coming back into print. This is a comprehensive bibliography of Haywood, that lists newly discovered work and gives the history of lost works. more...

  • Durrell Re-readby James M. Clawson

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 69.99

    Significant contributions to twentieth-century British literature, Lawrence Durrell?s major works (1938?1985) are nevertheless read in a way that differs from the author?s plan for them. This study argues for the consideration of Durrell?s twelve major novels as a unitary whole. more...

  • Crimes of Passionby Scott Spector; Oliver Böni; Japhet Johnstone

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    Research on human sexuality enjoyed a boom around 1900. Beyond the boundaries of science, a widespread social debate arose about the new discoveries and their potential social, moral, and political implications. This anthology examines the interactions between science, society, and art and offers historical-critical readings for a broad... more...

  • Forms of Modernityby Rachel Schmidt

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2011; US$ 80.00

    In Forms of Modernity , Rachel Schmidt examines how seminal theorists and philosophers have wrestled with the status of Cervantes' Don Quixote is as an 'exemplary novel', in turn contributing to the emergence of key concepts within genre theory. more...

  • Don Quixote Among the Saracensby Frederick A. de Armas

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; US$ 28.95

    Don Quixote among the Saracens considers how Cervantes?s work reflects the clash of civilizations and anxieties towards cultural pluralism that permeated Golden Age Spain. more...