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  • Reading Rio de Janeiroby Zephyr Frank

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 60.00

    Reading Rio de Janeiro blazes a new trail for understanding the cultural history of 19th-century Brazil. To bring the social fabric of Rio de Janeiro alive, Zephyr Frank flips the historian's usual interest in literature as a source of evidence and, instead, uses the historical context to understand literature. By focusing on the theme of social... more...

  • Halcyon Ghostsby Sam Sampson

    Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    Halcyon Ghosts presents thirteen poems, thirteen shapes of knowing ? from the cinematic reel 'The Kid', splicing stills of the poet's grandmother and Charlie Chaplin, to the re-verse soundings of 'Six Reels of Joy', celebrating the birth of the poet's daughter. The title poem displays a ghostly counterpoint of birds and words in flight; strikethrough... more...

  • Heureka! Francisco de Mello über das Archimedische Prinzipby Reinhold F. Glei; Fabian Kreter

    Georg Olms Verlag 2015; US$ 19.08

    Im Mai 2012 wurde im Stadtarchiv Stralsund eine verschollen geglaubte Handschrift des portugiesischen Mathematikers Francisco de Mello (1490-1536) wiederentdeckt. Dabei handelt es sich um das Widmungsexemplar für König Manuel I. von Portugal, das 1521 in Paris hergestellt wurde und neben mehreren anderen physikalischen Werken als Glanzstück die Abhandlung... more...

  • Letras nómades ? Experiencias da mobilidade feminina na literatura galegaby Ana Acuña Trabazo

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 42.58

    "Letras nómades. Experiencias da mobilidade feminina na literatura Galega" examines ?by means of biographical and personal documents which are supplied and justified by the contributors? the construction of identity in a context of exile, emigration, return, etc. This collection of essays analyses the migrant?s relationship, both physical... more...

  • Literaturwissenschaftliches Hermann Kunisch

    Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 68.61

    Inhaltsverzeichnis Inhalt: J. Hennig, Zur literaturwissenschaftlichen Betrachtung der Liturgie - M. Bircher / P. Daly, Catharina Regina von Greiffenberg und Johann Wilhelm von Stubenberg. Zur Frage der Autorschaft zweier anonymer Widmungsgedichte - A. Pellegrini, Die Krise der Aufklärung. Das dichterische Werk von Christian Fürchtegott Gellert und... more...

  • Lupe Gómez: libre e estranxeiraby Burghard Baltrusch; Teresa Bermúdez Montes; Gabriel Pérez Durán

    Frank & Timme 2013; US$ 47.71

    No contexto da variada poesía galega contemporánea e do boom das escritoras no período posfranquista, Lupe Gómez ocupa unha posición destacada. Inicialmente controvertida por ser provocadora e refutar o canon estético, converteuse en autora de culto, que construíu desde Pornografía (autoeditado en 1995) unha obra anticulturalista, feminista, libertaria,... more...

  • Mischief Nightby Roddy Lumsden

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 11.59

    Roddy Lumsden is one of the liveliest and most inventive poets writing in Britain today. From the formal, frenetic debut Yeah Yeah Yeah, through the playful wit and cynicism of The Book of Love, to the ‘magnificent song to himself? of Roddy Lumsden is Dead, his poetic journey has already been eventful and he remains fascinated by the intrigues of... more...

  • The Mystical Roseby Adélia Prado; Ellen Doré Watson

    Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 15.97

    ?Adélia Prado was “discovered? when she was nearly 40 by Brazil?s foremost modern poet, Carlos Drummond de Andrade, who was astonished to read her ‘phenomenal? poems, launching her literary career with his announcement that St Francis was dictating verses to a housewife in the provincial backwater of Minas Gerais. Psychiatrists in droves made the... more...

  • Cantigas profanasby Alfonso X

    Edhasa 1753; US$ 5.10

    Dentro de la prolífica y variada producción de Alfonso X el Sabio, que abarca ámbitos tan diversos como el histórico, el literario o el científico, las Cantigas profanas destacan notablemente por su carácter personal y su cercanía para el lector de hoy. Escritas de puño y letra por el propio Rey, constituyen uno de los conjuntos de poemas más procaces,... more...

  • Choose Your Own Ever After: How to Get to Rioby Julie Fison

    Hardie Grant Egmont 2014; US$ 7.99

    A pick-a-path series giving the reader the chance to make the decisions, and choose how the story goes! For months Kitty MacLean has been crushing on Rio Sanchez - who is probably the cutest boy in the world. But it looks like she might never get a chance to hang out with him until... 1. Kitty goes camping with her best friends like she promised them,... more...