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- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 84.99
This is the first edited volume in English on the Sicilian author Goliarda Sapienza, contextualizing her work within Italian and European literature. The essays in this volume examine Sapienza through multiple perspectives, taking into account the articulation of subjectivity through autobiographical writing and the complex representation of gender... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.88
Die Erforschung der menschlichen Sexualität erlebt um 1900 eine Hochkonjunktur. Über die Grenzen der Wissenschaft hinaus werden die neuen Erkenntnisse in der Gesellschaft im Lichte ihrer möglichen sozialen, moralischen und politischen Folgen rege diskutiert. Der Sammelband untersucht die Interferenzen zwischen Wissenschaft, Gesellschaft... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2012; US$ 80.00
Past traces the roots of the twentieth-century literature and cinema of crime to two much earlier, diverging interpretations of the criminal: the bodiless figure of Cesare Beccaria’s Enlightenment-era On Crimes and Punishments , and the biological offender of Cesare Lombroso’s positivist Criminal Man more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; US$ 82.00
Figuring the Feminine argues that the bodies of women are crucial to the working out of such questions as the unsettling shift from orality to literacy, textual instability, cultural dissonance, and the resistance to cultural and religious hegemony. more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; US$ 61.00
The first full-length scholarly examination of the Don Camillo stories to appear, this book offers a solid appreciation of Italian cultural values and discusses the ways in which those values were contested in the first decades of the Cold War. more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; US$ 97.00
As an anthology of the works of Paolo Mantegazza, a writer of diverse topical orientations, this volume is also an account of the circulation of ideas and cross-fertilization of disciplines that defined a crucial period of Italian and European cultural life. more...