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- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99
Welcome to Quito, the city of eternal spring, bridge to Ecuador's past, and your gateway city. Even if you are not much of a city person, this World Heritage Site has a certain charm to it. Nestled within the Avenue of the Volcanoes, the breathtaking backdrop blends with colonial architecture to create a truly unique surrounding. At 9,319 feet,... 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 158.00
The Argentinian writer Julio Cortázar was clearly influenced by his predecessors John Keats and Edgar Allan Poe. However, to what extent? Which aspects of the two Romantics have been kept and which ones transformed by Cortázar?s imagination? And is there a common bond in the works of Keats and Poe which is also the common denominator for their works?... more...
- University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 150.00
This book explores the themes of displacement, exile and migration in the work of the most important Argentine poets since the 1950s. The book outlines the poetry of key authors in the second half of the twentieth century as well as writing by younger poets at the turn of the century. It includes generous selections of the original poems with new translations... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 85.80
The Maori of New Zealand, a nation that quietly prides itself on its pioneering egalitarianism, have had to assert their indigenous rights against the demographic, institutional, and cultural dominance of Pakeha and other immigrant minorities European, Asian, and Polynesian in a postcolonial society characterized by neocolonial structures... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 15.99
Eugenio Cambaceres was the first to introduce the naturalist manner of Emile Zola. to Argentinean literature in the late nineteenth century. The work of Cambaceres, a. precursor to the contemporary Argentinean novel, is crucial for an understanding of. the period of consolidation of Argentina, the formation of a national identity, and. especially for... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 50.94
Ereignisse sind Erzählanlässe par excellence. Zugleich sind Ereignisse der politischen Zeitgeschichte seit mehr als einem halben Jahrhundert zu Gegenständen einer umfassenden Medialisierung und Visualisierung geworden: »Geschichte zerfällt in Bilder, nicht in Geschichten« (W. Benjamin). Die vorliegende Arbeit untersucht die auf den ersten Blick unwahrscheinliche... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 182.00
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 hand with the... more...