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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95
In the 1960s, there occurred amongst Latin American writers a sudden explosion of literary activity known as the ?Boom?. It marked an increase in the production and availability of innovative and experimental novels. But the ?Boom? of the 1960s should not be taken as the only flowering of Latin American fiction, for such novels dubbed ?new novels?... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 266.00
As accompaniments to the edition of the Commenta in Ciceronis Rhetorica (BT), these volumes provide prolegomena and a critical commentary. The first volume lists for the first time all extant textual sources with their stemmatic interrelationships. It traces the reception history of the Commenta from late antiquity through modern era.... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 95.00
The author examines the role of comedy in the novels of four key postmodern Spanish-American writers: Gustavo Sainz, Alfredo Bryce Echenique, Jaime Bayly and Fernando Vallejo. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 110.00
First published in 1987 (this second edition in 1992), the Handbook of Latin American Literature offers readers the opportunity to explore this literary history in the English Language and constitutes an ideological approach to Latin American Literature. It provides both concise information concerning particular authors, works, and literary traditions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This is the first study to examine the representation of illness, disability, and cultural pathologies in modern and contemporary Iberian and Latin American literature. Innovative and interdisciplinary, the collection situates medicine as an important and largely overlooked discourse in these literatures, while also considering the social, political,... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 30.00
Drawing on an analysis of issues surrounding the consumption of alcohol in a diverse range of source materials, including novels, newspapers, medical texts, and archival records, this lively and engaging interdisciplinary study explores sociocultural nation-building processes in Mexico between 1810 and 1910. Examining the historical importance of... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99
Through a comparative analysis of the novels of Roberto Bolaño and the fictional work of César Aira, Mario Bellatin, Diamela Eltit, Chico Buarque, Alberto Fuguet, and Fernando Vallejo, among other contemporaries, Héctor Hoyos defines new trends in how we read and write in a globalized era. Calling attention to fresh innovations in form, voice, perspective,... more...
- UPA 2015; US$ 59.99
Heterogeneity of Being goes beyond the standard interpretations of Octavio Paz as a thinker of national identity and proposes a radical rethinking of the relationship between literature and philosophy. Dorfsman analyzes how Paz?s ?tradition of rupture? properly displays a continuity between self and other, identity and difference, time and space.... more...