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  • The Spaces of Latin American Literatureby Juan E. De Castro

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00

    This book examines how Latin American writers, artists, and intellectuals negotiate with an evolving Western culture which, through neo-colonial structures, relegates them to marginal or subaltern positions. Among the authors studied are: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Rubén Darío, Jorge Luis Borges, and Alberto Fuguet. more...

  • The Unimaginable Mathematics of Borges' Library of Babelby William Goldbloom Bloch

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 18.99

    "The Library of Babel" is arguably Jorge Luis Borges' best known story--memorialized along with Borges on an Argentine postage stamp. Now, in The Unimaginable Mathematics of Borges' Library of Babel, William Goldbloom Bloch takes readers on a fascinating tour of the mathematical ideas hidden within one of the classic works of modern... more...

  • Over koninklijke en andere bibliothekenby Ludo Simons

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 17.00

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  • La voz de los dramaturgosby Susanne Hartwig; Klaus Pörtl

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 91.00

    Selected present-day dramatists from Spain and Latin-America speak about their theatre and its present situation. The perspective is that of the authors, not of literary or drama critics. The result is a series of surprising thoughts and analyses which do not feature in the usual specialist discussions. more...

  • De Spaanse Gouden Eeuw in honderd sonnettenby Dolf Verspoor

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 29.25

    Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Gabriel Bocángel, Calderón de la Barca en natuurlijk Francisco de Quevedo, het is maar een greep uit de meesterdichters van wie werk in De Spaanse Gouden Eeuw in honderd sonnetten is opgenomen. Nijhoffprijswinnaar Dolf Verspoor nam van in totaal dertig bekende en minder bekende auteurs uit de Spaanse renaissance en barok herdichtingen... more...

  • Selected Poems of Garcilaso de la Vegaby Garcilaso de la Vega; John Dent-Young

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 31.00

    Garcilaso de la Vega (ca. 1501–36), a Castilian nobleman and soldier at the court of Charles V, lived a short but glamorous life. As the first poet to make the Italian Renaissance lyric style at home in Spanish, he is credited with beginning the golden age of Spanish poetry. Known for his sonnets and pastorals, gracefully depicting beauty... more...

  • Carnal Inscriptionsby Susan Antebi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    This book explores manifestations of physical disability in Spanish American narrative fiction and performance, from José Martí's late nineteenth century crónicas, to Mario Bellatín's twenty-first century novels, from the performances of Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Coco Fusco to the testimonio and filmic depictions of Gabriela Brimmer. more...

  • Madwomenby Gabriela Mistral; Randall Couch

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 18.00

    A schoolteacher whose poetry catapulted her to early fame in her native Chile and an international diplomat whose boundary-defying sexuality still challenges scholars, Gabriela Mistral (1889–1957) is one of the most important and enigmatic figures in Latin American literature of the last century. The Locas mujeres poems collected here are... more...

  • Pesquisas en la obra tardía de Juan Goytisoloby Brigitte Adriaens; Marco Kunz

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 89.60

    La narrativa y la ensayística de Juan Goytisolo ha despertado un interés extraordinario en la crítica. En cuanto a sus novelas, se constata por lo general que la llamada obra de ruptura (la trilogía reeditada recientemente bajo el título Tríptico del mal (2004)) sigue siendo más estudiada frente a las novelas tardías... more...

  • Infiltrations d’imagesby Anacleto Marta Teixeira

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 112.00

    Infiltrations d’images. De la réécriture de la fiction pastorale ibérique en France (XVIe-XVIIIe siècles) propose une relecture actuelle de la fiction pastorale née du dialogue original entre les espaces littéraires ibérique et français: Jorge de Montemayor, Lope de Vega, Cervantès, Honoré d’Urfé,... more...