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- Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 79.99
I>Antigone's Daughters? provides the first detailed discussion in English of six well-known Portuguese women writers, working across a wide range of genres: Florbela Espanca (1894-1930), Irene Lisboa (1892-1958), Agustina Bessa Lu's, (1923- ), Nat_lia Correia (1923-93), HZlia Correia (1949 -) and L'dia Jorge (1946 - ). Together they cover the span... more...
- Milkweed Editions 2012; US$ 17.99
In poems brilliantly textured and layered, Salgado Maranhão integrates socio-political thought with subjects abstractly metaphysical. Concrete collides with conceptualbutcher shops, sex, and machine guns in conversation with language, absence, and timeresulting in a collection varied as well as unified, an aesthetic at once traditional and postmodern.... more...
- Carcanet 2012; US$ 19.99
Author of paradoxes as clear as water and, as water, dizzying: ... mysterious man who does not cultivate mystery, mysterious as the mid-day moon, taciturn phantom of the Portuguese mid-day - who is Pessoa?' asks Octavio Paz. This collection of the work of Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935) answers that question. It is an essential introduction to the work... more...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Considering how literary texts address the transformations that Brazil has undergone since its 1985 transition to democracy, this study proposes that Brazilian contemporary literature is informed by the struggle for social, civil, and cultural rights and that literary production has created spaces for historically disenfranchised communities. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 90.00
The Portuguese fiction that awakened public debate on imperialism more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2011; US$ 60.00
Contemporary Jewish Writing in Brazil showcases a diverse range of modern Jewish writers from one of South America?s most vibrant, multicultural communities. Brazil?s population is largely Catholic; its Jewish population today numbers about 120,000 mostly upwardly mobile Jews living in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, and Pôrto Alegre. Brazilian Jewish... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 55.00
The hundreds of illuminated miniatures found in the Cantigas de Santa Maria , sponsored by King Alfonso X (1252--84), reveal many vistas of daily life in thirteenth century Spain. No other source provides such an encyclopedic view of all classes of medieval European society, from kings and popes to the lowest peasants. Men and women are seen farming,... more...