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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...