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- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 14.95
Cristina Peri Rossi is one of the most acclaimed and personal voices in Hispanic letters. This volume of short stories, Panic Signs , first published in 1970 in Montevideo, Uruguay, presages the atrocities that would come with dictatorship in 1972. The premonitory dimension is one of the striking characteristics in all the stories - a sense... more...
- Atria Books 2011; US$ 14.00
Based on a true story: A Spanish sea captain rescues four German castaways during a treacherous storm in 1940. He doesn?t know who they are or where they came from, but one of them gives him a mysterious gold-and-diamond emblem before disembarking. Decades later, the captain?s son receives a substantial offer for it and is told an astounding story... more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 8.99
he thought it expedient and necessary that he should commence knight-errant, and wander through the world, with his horse and arms, in quest of adventures'Don Quixote, first published in two parts in 1605 and 1615, is one of the world's greatest comic more...
- Steerforth Press 2013; US$ 18.00
For José Ángel Valente, the word was foremost. He was of a generation that came of age under the Franco dictatorship. But unlike many of his contemporaries, he did not often address political or social issues directly in his poems. His influence as a poetic force proved to be much deeper. From the outset Valente?s work was bold yet disciplined, immediate... more...
- Linkgua 2014; US$ 1.00
El consejo de los dioses refleja las convicciones de Rizal sobre el hispanismo. La obra dramática de Rizal se limita a dos obras teatrales, cada una de un acto que comprende una presentación de más o menos treinta minutos. Fueron escritas cuando el autor tenía diecinueve y estudiaba en la Universidad de Santo Tomás. Consejo de los dioses, escrita el... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99
Life is a Dream is a play about free will and fate. A king imprisons his son who, it is prophesied, will destroy the kingdom. The people believe the son to be dead, but when he is a grown man the king brings him before the public and asks them to chose his fate. The play was written in 1635 and is the most famous work by Spanish playwright Pedro Calderon... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2011; US$ 33.33
Don Quixote, for nogle gal, for andre genial, ser ikke verden, som den er, men som den burde være ifølge hans ridderidealer. Fulgt af sin væbner Sancho drager don Quixote ud på sin gode hest Rozinante for at rette uret, forsvare jomfruer i nød og bekæmpe troldmænd og onde riddere. Imellem hans drabelige dueller fletter der sig en lang række kærlighedshistorier,... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
Ecocriticism as a theoretical model has primarily been used in the study of Romantic, post-Romantic, and contemporary literary texts. Applications of the concepts to medieval literature, however, are a fairly recent phenomenon. This book examines key, canonical works from medieval Spain, showing how descriptions of the natural world in... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2011; US$ 22.50
In the aftermath of disaster, literary and other cultural representations of the event can play a role in the renegotiation of political power. In Disaster Writing, Mark D. Anderson analyzes four natural disasters in Latin America that acquired national significance and symbolism through literary mediation: the 1930 cyclone in the Dominican Republic,... more...