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  • Lorca, una escritura en tranceby Candelas Newton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 165.00

    Lorca's poetry is founded upon a complex symbolical system of recurring motifs. This book analyses a number of those motifs as poetic signs through a contextual reading of Libro de poemas (1921) and Diván del Tamarit (1940) as the initial and final stages of Lorca's career. The sexual and religious crisis voiced in Libro de poemas achieves... more...

  • Modelos dialógicos en la narrativa de Benito Pérez Galdósby Alicia G. Andreu

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 158.00

    Benito Perez Galdos sought a new narrative structure which would revitalize the literary models prevalent in 19th-century Spain. He found such a structure in the creation of a dialogue between normally incompatible texts — between old and new, national and foreign, high culture and low. From the confrontation of these incongruous texts a narrative... more...

  • Reading 'La Regenta'by Stephanie A. Sieburth

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 158.00

    Criticism of La Regenta has until recently focused on the text's plot as an extraordinarily coherent and convincing fictional world. Stephanie A. Sieburth demonstrates that the devices which produce order in the text are counterbalanced by an equally strong tendency toward entropy of meaning. The narrator is shown to be duplicitous and unreliable in... more...

  • Reason and the Passions in the 'Comedias' of Calderónby David Jonathan Hildner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 158.00

    Introduction In 1675, six years before the death of Calderon, Benedict de Spinoza began to circulate cautiously among his friends and colleagues in the Netherlands the manuscripts of what was to be published posthumously as the Ethics. more...

  • Modern Argentine Poetryby Ben Bollig

    University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 150.00

    This book explores the themes of displacement, exile and migration in the work of the most important Argentine poets since the 1950s. The book outlines the poetry of key authors in the second half of the twentieth century as well as writing by younger poets at the turn of the century. It includes generous selections of the original poems with new translations... more...

  • Narrating Indigenous Modernities.by Michaela Moura-Koçoglu

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 85.80

    The Maori of New Zealand, a nation that quietly prides itself on its pioneering egalitarianism, have had to assert their indigenous rights against the demographic, institutional, and cultural dominance of Pakeha and other immigrant minorities – European, Asian, and Polynesian – in a postcolonial society characterized by neocolonial structures... more...

  • Poetry After the Invention of Américaby Andrés Ajens; Michelle Gil-Montero

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    This collection of essays traces the emergence of the Western poem from the standpoint of its collision with "American" otherness, particularly, the Latin American tradition. Unlike works extending Western conceptions of writing or searching for an alleged American ethnopoetics, this book approaches literature as a Western invention and, in turn, seeks... more...

  • Historia de una cucarachaby Carmen Gil; Sonja Wimmer

    Cuento de Luz SL 2012; US$ 8.99

    Anastasia, formerly a princess thanks to the fairy Brunilda’s magic wand, is now an everyday cockroach with a big heart, determined to do good. She dreams of becoming a famous, important figure like her distant relatives, the Egyptian scarab beetles who are treated like royalty. After some exciting adventures in her new incarnation—including... more...

  • Pot Pourriby Eugenio Cambaceres; Josefina Ludmer; Lisa Dillman

    Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 15.99

    Eugenio Cambaceres was the first to introduce the naturalist manner of Emile Zola. to Argentinean literature in the late nineteenth century. The work of Cambaceres, a. precursor to the contemporary Argentinean novel, is crucial for an understanding of. the period of consolidation of Argentina, the formation of a national identity, and. especially for... more...