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- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 25.95
In this provocative new book, Maria Acosta Cruz investigates why the rhetoric of independence is so pivotal to Puerto Rican culture, despite the fact that the island?s voters have consistently rejected calls for national sovereignty. Weaving together texts from literature, history, and popular culture, Dream Nation shows how this seemingly revolutionary... more...
- University of Delaware Press 2012; US$ 32.99
Crusoes and Other Castaways in Modern French Literature: Solitary Adventures by Joseph Acquisto examines the representation of Robinson Crusoe and other castaways in both popular and serious French literature for both children and adults from the early nineteenth to the twenty-first century. It examines not only novels but lyric poetry, providing... more...
- University of Iceland Press 2014; US$ 28.99
Traditions and Continuities - Alliteration in Old and Modern Icelandic Verse, is a lucid and authorative treatment of Old Icelandic alliterative metre, and of the subtle changes it underwent as the language evolved into later and modern Icelandic. It falls into four sections, beginning with an exhaustive account of the mechanics of alliteration and... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 9.99
A vivid account of the literary culture of the Spanish-speaking Americas from the time of Columbus to Latin American Independence, this Very Short Introduction explores the origins of Latin American literature in Spanish and tells the story of how Spanish literary language developed and flourished in the New World. A leading scholar of colonial Latin... more...
- 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...
- University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 85.00
Postmodernity in Spanish Fiction and Culture attempts a concise approach to the question of postmodernity in Spain since the advent of democracy. more...
- Wings Press 2006; US$ 11.95
This bilingual (facing-page English and Spanish) poetry collection documents the Jewish-Chilean-American author's search for remnants of her grandmother's life during the Holocaust in Prague and Vienna, and later in Chile. Esta recopilación bilingüe de poesía—una página en inglés con la página opuesta en español—documenta la búsqueda de la autora... more...
- 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...
- Palimpsest Book Production Limited 2014; US$ 4.36
A Scottish lost treasures collection of four Scottish poetry anthologies all strongly influenced by the First World War. Bundled by subject matter rather than author, the anthologies complement each other to create a compelling collection to commemorate the anniversary of the First World War. "Palimpsest's eClassics series, Scottish Lost Treasures,... more...
- Linkgua 2014; US$ 1.00
Pedro Antonio de Alarcón created a satirical newspaper, wrote plays, and reported from the war in Africa. He completed many travel writings and eventually became politically involved, becoming Senator and Ambassador to Norway and Sweden. His prolific literary career reflects the development of Realism with some residual influences from the Romantic... more...