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- Boydell & Brewer 2003; US$ 90.00
The reputation of César Vallejo (1892-1938) rests on his complex, unclassifiable poetry written from the viewpoint of a committed Marxist. He spent his early, formative, years in Peru, where his sympathy for the exploited peasantry inspired both his poetry and his politics, but in 1923 went to live in Paris (where he knew Artaud, Picasso and Cocteau). more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 15.99
Manuel Gonzalez Prada was a powerful Peruvian writer and political reformer whose essays and speeches influenced generations of young radicals. He founded the Party of National Unity in 1891, was linked to the anarchist movement, and served as Director of the National Library from 1912-1914. His writings have had enormous impact on the literary and... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 22.95
Ana Enriqueta Terán is arguably Venezuela's finest poet. Celebrated throughout the Spanish-speaking world, she is almost unknown among anglophones. Until now only a handful of her poems have been translated into English, giving at best a diluted impression of a uniquely intense imagination. This bilingual edition reveals the power and beauty of... more...
- Beacon Press 1993; US$ 20.00
"Chilean Pablo Neruda is Latin America's greatest poet and one of the finest ever to have written in the Spanish language. The Peruvian poet, Cesar Vallejo, part Indian and born in a mining village, ranks not far below Neruda. Robert Bly is one of America's foremost poets, and a translator of uncommon brilliance. The combination makes for a priceless... 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...