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- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99
Since the publication of The Savage Detectives in 2007, the work of Roberto Bolaño (1953–2003) has achieved an acclaim rarely enjoyed in contemporary fiction. Chris Andrews, a leading translator of Bolaño?s work into English, explores the singular achievements of the author?s oeuvre, engaging with its distinct style and key thematic concerns, incorporating... more...
- Yosemite Conservancy 2014; US$ 19.95
On June 30, 1864, amidst the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act to protect Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. This act that set aside the first public parkland for future generations was a legacy for our nation and an inspiration to the world. To honor the 150th anniversary of this milestone, a call... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 31.50
This examination of the last two tales of Cervantes' Novelas ejemplares reveals the Christian Humanist tradition implicit in the most elusive works of the collection. In his study of El casamiento enganoso and El coloquio de los perros Alban Forcione demonstrates that Cervantes retained in their ostensible pessimism the themes of Erasmus' vision of... more...
- Seren 2014; US$ 14.57
'The Hitting Game' is the first collection of poems by the London-based young poet Graham Clifford. The vibrancy of the poet's voice and the immediacy of his claims upon our attention are clear. These poems provoke as well as delight. Characters arrive as 'you' in 'Obvious Constellations' 'Amazing' and 'Trying'. Incidents are approached from disarmingly... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
Born in Boston, Stephen Bodio wandered into Magdalena, New Mexico, in the 1970s while on his way to Montana and never left. He was accompanied by Betsy Huntington, who was twenty years his senior; the couple had been inseparable from the day they met. After stumbling upon a vintage home along the highway, they settled into a country life; it was the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 251.95
Volume II covers the poems of Dryden from 1682 to 1685. Together with volume one, the work forms the first part of the most informative and accessible edition of Dryden's poetry, providing an invaluable resource for students of Restoration culture. more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 55.00
Transatlantic studies have begun to explore the lasting influence of Spain on its former colonies and the surviving ties between the American nations and Spain. In Monsters by Trade , Lisa Surwillo takes a different approach, explaining how modern Spain was literally made by its Cuban colony. Long after the transatlantic slave trade had been abolished,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
In his study of Spanish Enlightenment writings, Mehl Allan Penrose examines three male tropes: the effeminate and Francophile petimetre; the bujarrón, who engaged in sexual relations with other men; and the Arcadian shepherd, who expressed his desire for other males. Penrose analyzes the construction of "queerness" in these writings... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 9.99
Dominic Clemow first began to write poems as a way of expressing feelings of sadness and loss after a relationship ended. His interest in poetry has grown and developed since then. He writes with feeling and passion, particularly about the pivotal moments of life, such as going on a date, marriage and break-ups - times when we are faced with choices... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 36.24
In der Epoche der Aufklärung dominierte das Ideal von Rationalität und logischem Verstand. Dies spiegelte sich auch in der Literatur wider - in Form einer gebändigten und nüchternen Sprache. Gegen dieses Verständnis der Dichtung wenden sich die Vertreter des Sturm und Drang wie Johann Gottfried Herder und Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: Ihnen ging es um... more...