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  • Grazia Deledda's Dance of Modernityby Margherita Heyer-Caput

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; US$ 69.00

    Grazia Deledda's Dance of Modernity is a highly original and innovative interpretation of Deledda's narrative in philosophical perspective, which also includes the study of textual variations and considers cultural history in Italy during the early twentieth century. more...

  • Boccaccio's Naked Museby Tobias Foster Gittes

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; US$ 72.00

    Venturing outside the Decameron to the Latin works, and outside the usual textual and intertextual readings of Boccaccio to more broadly cultural and anthropological material, Boccaccio's Naked Muse offers fresh insights on this hugely significant literary figure. more...

  • The Spanish Arcadiaby Javier Irigoyen-Garcia

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; US$ 72.00

    Irigoyen-García provides incisive new ideas about the social and ethnocentric uses of the genre, as well as its interrelation with ideas of race, animal husbandry, and nation building in early modern Spain. more...

  • Lorca in Tune with Fallaby Nelson R. Orringer

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2014; US$ 85.00

    Lorca in Tune with Falla is the first book to trace Lorca’s impact on Falla’s music, and Falla’s influence on Lorca’s writings. more...

  • A Tournament of Misfitsby Aldo Palazzeschi; Nicolas J. Perella

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 33.95

    Through clear and fluid translations, Nicolas J. Perella demonstrates Palazzeschi?s use of laughter to debunk social and literary myths. more...

  • Neo-Stoicism and Skepticism in Part One of Don Quijoteby Daniel Lorca

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    This book explains how Cervantes took advantage of the moral aspects of neo-stoicism and skepticism to remove the authority of the romances of chivalry, which was a popular genre during his time. By comparing and contrasting current moral systems to the moral theories of Cervantes?s time, the book also explains why his strategy, which would have... more...

  • Lesbian Modernismby Elizabeth English

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2014; Not Available

    Popular fiction is seen as a staple of late-twentieth-century and contemporary lesbian cultural production, however largely perceived as a recent development. Elizabeth English breaks new ground by providing a pre-history to lesbian cultural identity. more...

  • Discovering Gilgameshby Vybarr Cregan-Reid

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 110.00 US$ 94.60

    Details the discovery of The epic of Gilgamesh, and explores the broader tensions concerning history and time that it highlighted in Victorian culture more...

  • Back to the Futuristsby Elza Adamowicz; Simona Storchi

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 110.00 US$ 94.60

    In 1909 the Italian poet Filippo Tommaso Marinetti's Founding Manifesto of Futurism was published on the front page of Le Figaro. Between 1909 and 1912 the Futurists published over thirty manifestos, celebrating speed and danger, glorifying war and technology, and advocating political and artistic revolution. This collection of essays aims to reassess... more...

  • Notes on My Booksby Joseph Conrad

    Start Classics 2014; US$ 1.99

    In Notes on My Books (1920), Joseph Conrad recounts his experiences with the writing process. He recounts in detail his intentions and aspirations for each of his major works. more...