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  • Latin American Fictionby Phillip Swanson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 119.95

    This book introduces readers to the evolution of modern fiction in Spanish-speaking Latin America. Presents Latin American fiction in its cultural and political contexts. Introduces debates about how to read this literature. Combines an overview of the evolution of modern Latin American fiction with detailed studies of key texts. Discusses... more...

  • Narrative Mutationsby Rudyard Alcocer

    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...

  • Burnt Sugar Cana Quemadaby Lori Marie Carlson; Oscar Hijuelos

    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...

  • Selected Writings of Andres Belloby Andres Bello; Frances Lopez-Morillas; Ivan Jaksic

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 8.95

    Andres Bello played a role in shaping the national identities of independent Latin American countries. This text explores such subjects as grammar and philology, the aims of education, international relations, historiography, Latin and Roman Law, government and society, and many others. more...

  • Private Topographiesby Marzena Grzegorczyk

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • Remembering Maternal Bodiesby Benigno Trigo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • Questing Fictionsby Djelal Kadir; Terry Cochran

    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...

  • Gabriel Garcia Marquezby Susan Muaddi Darraj

    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...

  • The Unimaginable Mathematics of Borges' Library of Babelby William Goldbloom Bloch

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 18.99

    "The Library of Babel" is arguably Jorge Luis Borges' best known story--memorialized along with Borges on an Argentine postage stamp. Now, in The Unimaginable Mathematics of Borges' Library of Babel, William Goldbloom Bloch takes readers on a fascinating tour of the mathematical ideas hidden within one of the classic works of modern... more...

  • The Spaces of Latin American Literatureby Juan E. De Castro

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00

    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...