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  • Don Quixote de la Manchaby Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; Charles Jarvis; E. C. Riley

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 5.99

    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...

  • Landscape with Yellow Birdsby Jose Angel Valente; Tom Christensen

    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...

  • Life Is a Dreamby Pedro Calderon de la Barca; Denis Florence Mac-Carthy

    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...

  • Den sindrige ridder don Quixote de la Manchaby Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; Rigmor Kappel Schmidt

    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...

  • Inscribing the Environmentby Connie Scarborough

    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...

  • Disaster Writingby Mark D. Anderson

    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...

  • El Gran Mago del Mundoby Fran Nuno; Fran Nuano; Enrique Quevedo

    Cuento de Luz 2014; US$ 8.99

    Whether it be creating a rainbow out of different-colored handkerchiefs or filling up the sky with flying doves carrying playing cards, the feats carried out by a would-be magician engulf the pages of this entertaining book about quotidian magic. Although not really a magician, the main character imagines himself to be one, accomplishing impressive... more...

  • Literarische Ethnografien der Ukraineby Tatjana Hofmann

    Schwabe Verlag Basel 2014; US$ 74.99

    Konstruktionen der Ukraine in ukrainischer und russischer Prosa Nach 1991 findet eine verstärkte (Selbst-) Ethnologisierung der Ukraine in der Literatur statt. Dafür gestalten ukrainisch- und russischsprachige Prosatexte kulturelle und fiktionale Räume. Die Narrationen mit Fokus auf die West-, Ost-, Zentralukraine und die Krym sowie L'viv, Kyïv und... more...

  • The Calculus of Falling Bodiesby Geoff Rips

    Wings Press 2015; US$ 11.99

    The poems in this collection span the 40 years in which Geoff Rips has undertaken a deeply personal attempt to understand the mystery of things. The pieces parallel his interest in the greater world and burrow deep inside his own psyche in the attempt to find meaning. His poems include the pantheon of subjects embraced by poets through the ages?life,... more...

  • Dos relatosby Esteban Borrero

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 1.00

    A los doce años Juana Borrero era una excelente versificadora y pintaba. El poeta Julián del Casal la conoce y le dedica el poema Virgen triste, versos premonitorios de su muerte prematura. La pérdida de Casal la sume en el dolor, que mitiga cuando conoce a Carlos Pío Urbach a quien escribe estas cartas. Carlos Pío, comprometido con la independencia... more...