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  • Dream Nationby María Acosta Cruz

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 28.95

    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...

  • Crusoes and Other Castaways in Modern French Literatureby Joseph Acquisto

    University of Delaware Press 2012; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • Traditions and Continuitiesby Ragnar Ingi Adalsteinsson

    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...

  • Colonial Latin American Literature: A Very Short Introductionby Rolena Adorno

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 7.99

    An account of the literature of the Spanish-speaking Americas from the time of Columbus to Latin American Independence, this book examines the origins of colonial Latin American literature in Spanish, the writings and relationships among major literary and intellectual figures of the colonial period, and the story of how Spanish literary language developed... 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...

  • Postmodernity in Contemporary Spanish Fiction and Cultureby Yaw Agawu-Kakraba

    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...

  • Among the Angels of Memoryby Marjorie Agosín; Laura Nakazawa

    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 poesíauna página en inglés con la página opuesta en españoldocumenta la búsqueda de la autora... 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...

  • Estructura del Martín Fierroby Carlos Albarracín-Sarmiento

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 180.00

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  • Narrative Mutationsby Rudyard Alcocer

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95

    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...