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- 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...
- 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 Monzó, Francisco Casavella, Eduardo Mendoza and Sergi Pàmies. more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 108.43
The series Studien zur deutschen Literatur (Studies in German Literature) presents outstanding analyses of German-speaking literature from the early modern period to the present day. It particularly embraces comparative, cultural and historical-epistemological questions and serves as a tradition-steeped forum for innovative literary research. 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 97.58
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; Not Available
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; Not Available
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; Not Available
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...