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    BOA Editions Ltd. 2013; US$ 9.99

    Poems that find meaning in a world where we are "so tired of meaning nothing." more...

  • Grun-tu-molaniby Vidyan Ravinthiran

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    Vidyan Ravinthiran's much-anticipated first collection contains many poems about Sri Lanka which fuse politics, personal history and myth. Yet his voice pitches itself not so much halfway between East and West as between emotional forthrightness and linguistic exuberance. Traditional forms contend with brusquer impulses in an era of technological distortion;... more...

  • Historia de una cucarachaby Carmen Gil; Sonja Wimmer

    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 incarnation—including... more...

  • I Have Crossed an Oceanby Grace Nichols

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 13.99

    Grace Nichols' poetry has a gritty lyricism that addresses the transatlantic connections central to the Caribbean-British experience. Her work brings a mythic awareness and a sensuous musicality that is at the same time disquieting. Born and educated in Guyana, Grace Nichols moved to Britain in 1977. I Have Crossed an Ocean is a comprehensive selection... more...

  • Imaginar el pasadoby Karen Saban

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 37.21

    Hauptbeschreibung Desde fines de la última dictadura militar (1976-83), la sociedad argentina ha intentado lidiar con el pasado traumático. Luego de los inconclusos Juicios a la Junta (1985), los años 90 introdujeron el olvido. En esta época y hasta fines de los años 2000 cobran suma importancia los relatos ficcionales de la historia, que narran... more...

  • Imaginative Theatralitätby Manfred Kern; Felicitas Biller; Claudia Höckner; Anja-Mareike Klingbeil; Manuel Schwembacher

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 45.42

    Obwohl das Mittelalter die Institution des Theaters nicht kennt, entwickeln mittelalterliche Poesie, Historiographie und Kunst äußerst differenzierte Verfahren der szenischen Darstellung und Perspektivierung. Von besonderem Interesse ist dabei das Spannungsverhältnis zwischen einer "theatralen" Ebene, die im literarischen oder bildnerischen Kunstwerk... more...

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    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76

    Gutiérrez (1851-1889). Argentina. Su novela Juan Moreira tuvo gran popularidad y fue llevada al teatro, el cine y el cómic. Entre sus otras obras, figuran El Chacho, Hormiga Negra, Santos Vega, Juan Cuello y Croquis y Siluetas Militares.   Biographische Informationen Eduardo Gutiérrez (1851-1889). Argentina. Su novela Juan Moreira tuvo gran... more...

  • Keats, Poe, and the Shaping of Cortazar's Mythopoesisby Ana Hernandez Del Castillo

    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...

  • La hija del aire Iby Pedro Calderón de la Barca

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76

    La hija del aire (1653) es una pieza de base mitológica. Relata la historia de Semíramis, la reina de Asiria y fundadora de Babilonia, mujer seductora y guerrera, nacida bajo el signo de la violencia (su padre había violado a su madre, ésta lo había ejecutado y a su vez había muerto durante el parto). Semíramis, es acusada por el rey de Lidia de usurpar... more...

  • Las veladas del troperoby Godofredo Daireaux

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76

    Las veladas del tropero son una serie de relatos ambientados en haciendas de la Argentina del siglo XIX.   Biographische Informationen Godofredo Daireaux (1839-1916). Argentina. Hijo de un normando que había hecho fortuna con el café en Brasil, Geoffroy Francois Daireaux (París, 1849-Buenos Aires, 1916) se estableció como hacendado en la Argentina... more...