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  • Afro-Cuban Costumbrismoby Rafael Ocasio

    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...

  • Sublime Blueby Pablo Neruda; William Pitt Root

    Wings Press 2013; US$ 16.99

    A translation of Pablo Neruda?s early collections of odes, this book features poems that are addressed to hope and to gloom, to numbers and to the atom, to blue flowers and to artichokes. Reflecting the lucent, candid vitality driving Neruda?s charming accounts, these poems celebrate things big and the small: even lamentations become commemorations.... more...

  • Literatur als Wagnis / Literature as a Riskby Monika Schmitz-Emans; Georg Braungart; Achim Geisenhanslüke; Christine Lubkoll

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 185.03

    An engagement with the complex semantics of the terms ?risk-taking? and ?risk? promises to provide significant insights about important and perhaps fundamental elements of literary writing in the modern and contemporary eras. The papers from this comparative literature symposium sponsored by the German Research Foundation (DFG) examine... more...

  • Capital Fictionsby Ericka Beckman

    University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 75.00

    Between 1870 and 1930, Latin American countries were incorporated into global capitalist networks like never before, mainly as exporters of raw materials and importers of manufactured goods. During this Export Age, entire regions were given over to the cultivation of export commodities such as coffee and bananas, capital and labor were relocated... more...

  • Needs Improvementby Jon Paul Fiorentino

    Coach House Books 2013; US$ 12.99

    Poetic experiments that include rewriting of teaching material, verse influenced by city mottos, diagrams and more. more...

  • Borges and the Politics of Formby Jose Eduardo Gonzalez

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Jorge Luis Borges-one of the most important Latin American writers-has also attained considerable international stature, and his work is commonly cited in a wide array of scholarship on contemporary fiction. Partly as a consequence of Borges' international identity, and partly because of a long-standing view in Borges criticism that his writing is... more...

  • Voices of the Survivorsby Liria Evangelista; David W. Foster; Liria C. Evangelista

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Weltenvielfaltby Pablo Valdivia Orozco

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 163.25

    This study, focusing on Latin American literature, discusses the motif of a variety of worlds as a key concept of the modern novel in terms of genre, culture, and fiction theory: the world of the modern novel is always already in contact with another one. This concept, developed against the backdrop of (literary) history, goes hand in... more...

  • Luath Kilmarnock Edition: Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialectby Robert Burns

    Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 9.99

    Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, was the first collection of poetry produced by Robert Burns. Published in Kilmarnock in July 1786 it has become known as The Kilmarnock Edition. The contents include 44 of Burns' best known poems including To a Louse, The Cotter's Saturday Night, To a Mouse, The Twa Dogs and To a Mountain Daisy. Released in 2009... more...

  • Collected Poemsby Sujata Bhatt

    Carcanet 2013; US$ 19.99

    This book gathers four decades of writing, published in collections from Brunizem in 1988 to Pure Lizard in 2008. It maps the poet's trajectory, following her exile from her homeland, India, and her mother tongue, Gujarati, to the landscapes and languages of the USA and then Europe. Urgent, compassionate and inventive, Bhatt's work forms a uniquely... more...