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- Melbourne University Press 2012; Not Available
Dorfman portrays, through visceral scenes and powerful intellect, the personal and political maelstroms underlying his migrations from Buenos Aires, on the run from Pinochet’s death squads, to safe houses in Paris and Amsterdam, and eventually to America, his childhood home. The toll on Dorfman's wife and two sons, the ‘earthquake of language’ that... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
For the first time, this study offers a detailed analysis of the translations of Paul Celan?s poetry published in French from 1971 to 2010. In addition, the author proposes a new model for translating poetry and analyzing poetic translation that extends beyond the work of Celan and engages critically with existing methods. As a result, it becomes possible... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 55.50
Obwohl das Mittelalter die Institution des Theaters nicht kennt, entwickeln mittelalterliche Poesie, Historiographie und Kunst äußerst differenzierte Verfahren der szenischen Darstellung und Perspektivierung. Von besonderem Interesse ist dabei das Spannungsverhältnis zwischen einer "theatralen" Ebene, die im literarischen oder bildnerischen Kunstwerk... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.99
Benito Perez Galdos has been described as 'the greatest Spanish novelist since Cervantes.' His work constitutes a major contribution to the nineteenth-century novel, rivalling that of Dickens of Balzac and making him an essential candidate for any course on the fiction of the period. Jo Labanyi's study is supported by a wide-rangting introduction,... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1999; US$ 5.99
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on Don Quixote looks into the story of a man who seeks truth and justice with an... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1999; US$ 5.99
This history of a family is an amalgamation of Garcia Marquez's shorter fiction, American fiction, biblical parables, and quixotic experiences of his own unique life story. His is a community crowded with people and personal narratives, confusion, and progressive decline. The novel is a journey through life, caught on paper, so real that you'll swear... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 42.00
A 1999 analysis of how novels represent the crisis in 'family values' in late nineteenth-century France. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 119.95
This book introduces readers to the evolution of modern fiction in Spanish-speaking Latin America. Presents Latin American fiction in its cultural and political contexts. Introduces debates about how to read this literature. Combines an overview of the evolution of modern Latin American fiction with detailed studies of key texts. Discusses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 133.00
Given the welcomed shift throughout the academy away from essentialist and biologically fixed understandings of "race" and the body, it is a curiosity worth exploring that so many sophisticated-and even radical-narratives retain physical and behavioral heredity as a guiding trope. The persistence of this concept in Caribbean literature informs not... more...