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- Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 29.00
One Hundred Years of Solitude is perhaps the most important landmark of the so-called 'Boom' in contemporary Latin American fiction. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 24.99
This long-awaited biography provides a fascinating and comprehensive picture of García Márquez's life up to the publication of his classic 100 Years of Solitude . Based on nearly a decade of research, this biographical study sheds new light on the life and works of the Nobel Laureate, father of magical realism, and bestselling author in the history... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 36.00
This series provides comprehensive reading and study guides for some of the world's most important literary masterpieces. This Multigenerational tale tells the story of one family's struggle to cope as their once insular town faces the challenges of modernization. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 10.50
In bijna de hele Westerse wereld is de bevalling een medisch of technisch proces geworden. Het vindt plaats in het ziekenhuis bij de gynaecoloog, en de enige belangrijke uitkomst is eigenlijk de gezondheid van de baby. Nederland is daarop een eenzame uitzondering met onze thuisbevalling en zelfstandig werkende verloskundigen. Nog wel. De druk om ook... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 14.95
Cristina Peri Rossi is one of the most acclaimed and personal voices in Hispanic letters. This volume of short stories, Panic Signs , first published in 1970 in Montevideo, Uruguay, presages the atrocities that would come with dictatorship in 1972. The premonitory dimension is one of the striking characteristics in all the stories - a sense... more...
- UPF 2007; US$ 34.95
Explains how stylistic and linguistic choices made by the translator can have a profound effect on how literary works are perceived by readers unfamiliar with a foreign language. They also point out ways in which the act of translation is critical to the discipline of comparative literature. more...
- Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 26.99
This book takes the case of Gregory Rabassa, translator into English of such canonical novels as Garc'a MOrquez's Cien a-os de soledad and CortOzar's Rayuela. In the chapters, the author historicizes the translator's practice by investigating Rabassa's ideas about translation and his own practice, the relationship between Rabassa and 'his' authors,... more...
- UPF 2011; US$ 74.95
Examines how a cadre of writers reimagined the nation and re-valorized Afro-Cuban culture through a textual production that incorporated elements of the ethnographic with the literary. more...