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  • Imperial Emotionsby Javier Krauel

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 72.99

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

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    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...

  • 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...

  • Juan Goytisolo and the Politics of Contagionby Stanley Black

    Liverpool University Press 2001; US$ 72.99

    Juan Goytisolo is arguably Spain's foremost contemporary novelist. This book is one of the few major studies in English to examine all of his mature works, from "Senas de identidad" in 1966 to "Las semanas del jardin", published in 1997. It focuses on the interface between the thematic content of the novels and its formal expression, viewing this as... more...

  • Thinking Barcelonaby Edgar Illas

    Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 72.99

    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 Monz?, Francisco Casavella, Eduardo Mendoza and Sergi P?mies. 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...

  • Dante und die Templergnosisby Joseph P. Strelka

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 55.35

    Dantes Göttliche Komödie, eines der größten Werke der Weltliteratur, ist erst nach siebenhundert Jahren der Auslegung und Forschung als dichterisches Zeugnis der untergegangenen geistigen Tradition der Templergnosis erkannt worden. Der erste und wichtigste Bahnbrecher dieser Entdeckung, Robert John, hat die Templergnosis eine Glückseligkeitslehre genannt.... more...

  • Deutsche Sprache und Kultur im afrikanischen Kontextby Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 22.70

    Geschichte, Gegenwart und Perspektiven der Beschäftigung mit deutscher Sprache und Kultur im subsaharischen Afrika. Die Beschäftigung mit der deutschen Sprache und Kultur trifft in dem großen und vielfältigen Raum, den das subsaharische Afrika umfasst, auf sehr unterschiedliche Voraussetzungen. Diese Bandbreite mit ihren sprachenpolitischen Implikationen... more...