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  • Keats, Poe, and the Shaping of Cortazar's Mythopoesisby Ana Hernandez Del Castillo

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 158.00

    The Argentinian writer Julio Cortázar was clearly influenced by his predecessors John Keats and Edgar Allan Poe. However, to what extent? Which aspects of the two Romantics have been kept and which ones transformed by Cortázar?s imagination? And is there a common bond in the works of Keats and Poe which is also the common denominator for their works?... more...

  • Lorca, una escritura en tranceby Candelas Newton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 90.00

    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...

  • 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...

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

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 5.99

    A highly entertaining comic novel, Don Quixote was published in two parts in 1605 and 1615. Nothing quite like it had been published before. Don Quixote, a poor nobleman from La Mancha in central Spain, has a passion for reading tales of chivalry, and is inspired to set off in search of adventure. To his fevered imagination, everyday objects seem to... 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 2003; US$ 23.99

    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 the... more...

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    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 154.00

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