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  • Los mejores cuentos de Clarínby Leopoldo Alas Clarín

    De Vecchi Ediciones 2013; US$ 1.89

    Leopoldo Alas Ureña (Zamora, 1852 - Oviedo, 1901), conocido por el seudónimo de Clarín, cuenta con una extensa producción literaria, que lo ha convertido en uno de los representantes más destacados de la literatura realista española del siglo xix. Aunque ha cultivado diversos géneros y ha sido una novela, La Regenta, la que lo ha consagrado como figura... more...

  • The Black Man and his Visaby Tardif Lonkog

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 18.05

    Tardif is the son of a medical practitioner, an herbalist and a spiritual healer in northwestern Cameroun. When his father eventually gives up his practice, his mother struggles to put him and four of his sisters through high school. But financing university is a challenge. Tardif works for seven years in the farms and as a school teacher and seeks... more...

  • The Other Hybrid Archipelagoby Peter Hawkins

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 39.99

    The Other Hybrid Archipelago presents the French language postcolonial writing of the Indian Ocean islands_Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion, the Comoros, the Seychelles_to an Anglophone audience. Concentrating on the period since the Second World War, the work also discusses popular theater and music, all situated in the contemporary social and political... more...

  • Migrant Revolutionsby Valerie Kaussen

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 39.99

    Migrant Revolution offers an overview of twentieth-century Haitian literature, placing its rich tradition in the context of transnational anti-colonial politics. Kaussen argues that the anti-colonial politics of Haitian modernist literature is based on the philosophies of human rights that drove the Haitian Revolution and, further, that Haitian literary... more...

  • Sprechen mit Gottby Nine Miedema; Angela Schrott; Monika Unzeitig

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 141.48

    Conversational scenes were among the most important elements of narrative texts ? they fulfilled diverse narrative functions and were formulated with great care in medieval literature. Using a combination of linguistic and literary methods, the essays in this volume undertake an interdisciplinary and comparative examination of how texts... more...

  • Dekadenz und Heroismusby Rolf Geißler

    De Gruyter 1964; US$ 35.00

    Ausgehend von einer kritischen Betrachtung der völkisch-nationalsozialistischen Literaturkritik, untersucht der Verfasser Zeitromane der so genannten dekadenten und der heroischen Literatur auf ihre Ideologie hin. Es erweist sich, dass Autoren wie H. Broch, Th. Mann, J. Roth und A. Schnitzler sich erkenntnisbereit auf die geschichtliche Situation besinnen... more...

  • Critical Perspectives on Cameroon Writingby Ndumbe Eyoh; Albert Azeyeh

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 48.95

    This landmark volume brings together a very rich harvest of forty critical essays on Cameroon literature by Cameroon literary scholars. The book is the result of the Second Conference on Cameroon Literature which took place at the University of Buea in 1994. The Buea conference was motivated by a determination to look at Cameroon literature straight... more...

  • Shifting Subjectsby Natalie Edwards

    University of Delaware Press 2011; US$ 72.99

    There are many different ways to say 'I.' This book examines the ways in which four contemporary women writers (HZl_ne Cixous, Assia Djebar, Gis_le Halimi and Julia Kristeva) have written their autobiographical 'I' as a plural concept. These women refuse the individual 'I' of traditional autobiography by developing narrative strategies that multiply... more...

  • Proust, Pastiche, and the Postmodern or Why Style Mattersby James F. Austin

    Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 39.99

    In this book, Austin argues against the traditional critical view that minimizes Proust?s practice of pastiche?the imitation of a writer?s style?and that considers it a simple exercise of mastering the predecessor. Instead, this work establishes pastiche as a powerful, ubiquitous practice central to Proust?s entire oeuvre. more...

  • Aspects Ecocritiques de l imaginaire africainby Etienne-Marie Lassi

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 24.95

    It is important to question some recurrent commonplaces about the (post)colonial order and the preservation of the environment if one wants to reconcile ecocriticism and postcolonial theories. For instance, were pre-colonial societies devoid of ecological awareness? Is the environmental commitment of the developed world a kind of repentance for the... more...