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- Lehigh University Press 2014; US$ 74.99
Ortiz?s work is an essential cornerstone in the development of Afro-Hispanic literature of the diaspora, since the depth and breadth of his writings provide insights into some of the major cultural issues and dilemmas that have plagued Ecuadorian, and to some degree, much of Latin American society in general, for centuries. However, the significance... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 50.00
In 1489 Johan Hurus printed the first collection of fables in Spain, Lavida del Ysopetconsusfabulas hystoriadas . Illustrated with nearly 200 woodcuts, this work quickly became the most-read book in Spain, beloved of both children and adults. Reprinted many times in the next three centuries and carried to the New World, it brought to Spanish letters... more...
- University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 74.95
Costumbrismo, which refers to depictions of life in Latin America during the nineteenth century, introduced some of the earliest black themes in Cuban literature. Rafael Ocasio delves into this literature to offer up a new perspective on the development of Cuban identity, as influenced by black culture and religion, during the sugar cane boom. Comments... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 74.99
Afro-Cuban identity in Post-Revolutionary Novel and Film examines the changing discourse on race as portrayed in Cuban novels and films produced after 1959. more...
- Harbour Publishing 2014; US$ 18.99
David Zieroth's Albrecht Dürer and me, an autobiographical travelogue spanning the author?s journeys through central Europe, explores the transformative effect of dislocation. Inspired by and responding to art and music, history and war, architecture and place, this collection unearths knowledge that can only be realized by leaving home. Throughout... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 30.00
Drawing on an analysis of issues surrounding the consumption of alcohol in a diverse range of source materials, including novels, newspapers, medical texts, and archival records, this lively and engaging interdisciplinary study explores sociocultural nation-building processes in Mexico between 1810 and 1910. Examining the historical importance of... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95
This text offers an analysis of how rhetorical strategies such as allegory, irony and symbolism, were employed by dissenting Argentine writers and singer-songwriters during the military dictatorship that seized power on March 24th 1976. more...