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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...
- 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...
- Cuento de Luz SL 2012; US$ 8.99
Anastasia, formerly a princess thanks to the fairy Brunilda’s magic wand, is now an everyday cockroach with a big heart, determined to do good. She dreams of becoming a famous, important figure like her distant relatives, the Egyptian scarab beetles who are treated like royalty. After some exciting adventures in her new incarnationincluding... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 23.99
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 the... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 55.35
Die im vorliegenden Band versammelten Beiträge umspannen die Zeit von den Anfängen der Französischen Revolution bis zu den Nachwirkungen romantischer Exildiskurse in der jüngeren brasilianischen und mexikanischen Literatur. Der Schwerpunkt liegt auf der Zeitspanne zwischen 1789 und der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts, als sich auch in Spanien und in den... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 47.31
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...
- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 29.15
This Companion offers an overview and assessment of Mario Vargas Llosa's large body of work, tracing his development as a writer and intellectual in his essays, critical studies, journalism, and theatrical works, but above all in his novels. more...