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  • The Fruits of the Struggle in Diplomacy and Warby A?mad ibn al-Mahdi al-Ghazzal; Travis Landry; Abdulrahman al-Ruwaishan

    Bucknell University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    This first complete English translation of an eighteenth-century Muslim ambassador’s travelogue about Spain uncovers an early example of modern diplomacy and makes plain the significance of Andalusia for one who saw the region through its Islamic past and his own ancestry. The introduction explains the history of the visit of al-Ghazzāl, draws connections... more...

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    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999; Not Available

    This CliffsNotes guide includes everything you’ve come to expect from the trusted experts at CliffsNotes, including analysis of the most widely read literary works. more...

  • Spanish Women Writers and Spain's Civil Warby Maryellen Bieder; Roberta Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) pitted conservative forces including the army, the Church, the Falange (fascist party), landowners, and industrial capitalists against the Republic, installed in 1931 and supported by intellectuals, the petite bourgeoisie, many campesinos (farm laborers), and the urban proletariat. Provoking heated passions on both... more...

  • Thomas Mannby Volkmar Hansen

    J.B. Metzler 2016; US$ 6.85

    Thomas Mann kompakt. Die Literaturwissenschaft und eine breite literarische Öffentlichkeit beteiligen sich gleichermaßen am Meinungsbildungsprozess. Im Spannungsfeld dieser Kontroversen liefert Volkmar Hansen eine facettenreiche Einführung in das Leben und Werk Thomas Manns. Durch seine Darstellung alternativer Positionen erscheinen die Sichtweisen... more...

  • Longing to Belongby S. Sasson

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2012; US$ 83.97

    An emblematic figure of the 'bourgeois century,' the parvenu represents the Other on which a society depends. This drama of exclusion is symptomatic of nineteenth-century society: ambivalent about social mobility, oscillating between a new sense of opportunity for all and a backward-looking retrenchment to rigid social structures. more...

  • Christina Rossettiby Diane D'amico

    LSU Press 1999; US$ 21.95

    Since Arthur Symons’s declaration in 1895 in the Saturday Review that Christina Rossetti was “among the great poets of the nineteenth century,” Rossetti’s image among critics has undergone permutations as divergent as Victorian culture is from postmodern. Now Diane D’Amico redeems Rossetti from the various one-dimensional castings assigned her across... more...

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  • The Potency of Pastoral in the Hispanic Baroqueby Anne Holloway

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2017; US$ 30.99

    In her analysis of the verse of representative poets of the Hispanic Baroque, Holloway demonstrates how these writers occupy an Arcadia which is de-familiarised and yet remains connected to the classical origins of the mode. Her study includes recent manuscript discoveries from the Spanish Baroque ( Fábula de Alfeo y Aretusa , now attributed to the... more...

  • The Potency of Pastoral in the Hispanic Baroqueby Anne Holloway

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; Not Available

    A careful re-evaluation of pastoral poetics in the early modern Hispanic literature of Spain and Latin America. more...

  • Contemporary Italian Narrative and 1970s Terrorismby David Ward

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 93.39

    This book is about literary representations of the both left- and right-wing Italian terrorism of the 1970s by contemporary Italian authors. In offering detailed analyses of the many contemporary novels that have terrorism in either their foreground or background, it offers a “take” on postmodern narrative practices that is alternative to and more... more...