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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95
Given the welcomed shift throughout the academy away from essentialist and biologically fixed understandings of "race" and the body, it is a curiosity worth exploring that so many sophisticated-and even radical-narratives retain physical and behavioral heredity as a guiding trope. The persistence of this concept in Caribbean literature informs not... more...
- Free Press 2006; US$ 14.95
Here are the sights, sounds, and rhythms of Cuba, revealed in the evocative works of some of the finest Cuban and Cuban American poets of the twentieth century. In Burnt Sugar, bestselling translator Lori Marie Carlson and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Oscar Hijuelos have created an intimate collection of some of their favorite modern poems, all... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00
In Private Topographies , Grzegorczyk identifies and analyzes the types of postcolonial subjectivity prevalent among the Creole (Euro-American) ruling classes in post-independence, nineteenth-century century Latin America as articulated through their relation to their surroundings. Exactly how did creole elites change their self-conception in the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00
Remembering Maternal Bodies is a collection of essays about the writings of several Latina and Latin American women writers who remember their mothers, and/or challenge our commonly held beliefs about motherhood and maternity, in an effort to stop depression and melancholy. It suggests that the widespread violent depression and sometimes suicidal melancholy... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1986; US$ 45.00
Questing Fictions was first published in 1986. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Questing Fictions analyzes twentieth-century Latin American fiction in the light of contemporary literary theory.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 30.00
These riveting personalities each achieved excellence, but even greater than their individual accomplishments is the positive Hispanic image they collectively represent to the world. Photographs, illustrations, and lively text tell the stories ot these fascinating historical figures. more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03
William Goldbloom Bloch takes readers on a fascinating tour of the mathematical ideas hidden within one of the classic works of modern literature. Written in the vein of Douglas R. Hofstadter's Pulitzer Prize-winning G?del, Escher, Bach , this original and imaginative book sheds light on one of Borges' most complex, richly layered works. Given Borges'... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
This book examines how Latin American writers, artists, and intellectuals negotiate with an evolving Western culture which, through neo-colonial structures, relegates them to marginal or subaltern positions. Among the authors studied are: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Rubén Darío, Jorge Luis Borges, and Alberto Fuguet. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
This book explores manifestations of physical disability in Spanish American narrative fiction and performance, from José Martí's late nineteenth century crónicas, to Mario Bellatín's twenty-first century novels, from the performances of Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Coco Fusco to the testimonio and filmic depictions of Gabriela Brimmer. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 18.00
A schoolteacher whose poetry catapulted her to early fame in her native Chile and an international diplomat whose boundary-defying sexuality still challenges scholars, Gabriela Mistral (1889?1957) is one of the most important and enigmatic figures in Latin American literature of the last century. The Locas mujeres poems collected here are among... more...