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  • Young Countryby Kerry Hines

    Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 18.99

    This book is a collection of poetry by 21st-century writer Kerry Hines, alongside images by 19th-century photographer William Williams. The wry, plainspoken but haunting poems sit alongside evocative photographs of settlement: landscapes, streetscapes, skyscapes; the escapades of a trio of flatmates; portraits of family and friends; burned bush and... more...

  • Literarischer Expressionismusby Frank Krause

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 35.76

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Frank Krause ist Reader in English and Comparative Literature am Goldsmiths College, University of London. more...

  • Heterogeneity of Beingby Marco Luis Dorfsman

    University Press of America 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...

  • The Three Secular Plays of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruzby Guillermo Schmidhuber

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648-1695) wrote poetry, prose, and plays and is considered the greatest of Mexican women writers. She was an intellectual prodigy, reportedly mastering Latin in twenty lessons, and at sixteen she entered a convent so that she might continue her learning. One of the most influential early feminists in the New World, she... more...

  • The New Dramatists of Mexico 1967--1985by Ronald D. Burgess

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In 1976 a dozen hopeful young Mexican dramatists -- most of them studying with Emilio Carballido -- began staging plays, primarily in small, out-of-the-way theater, and publishing them, mostly in university magazines with limited distribution. Until now, more than twenty years later, there has been no comprehensive study devoted either to this original... more...

  • The Double Strandby Frank Dauster

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Two strands, one indigenous, the other imposed, pro-duce the poetic and cultural tensions that give form to the work of five contemporary Mexican poets -- All Chumacero, Efrain Huerta, Jaime Sabines, Ruben Bonifaz Nuno, and Rosario Castellanos. Although all five are significant figures, only Castellanos has yet been widely studied in the United States,... more...

  • Toward Octavio Pazby John M. Fein

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The undisputed intellectual leadership of Octavio Paz, not only in Mexico but throughout Spanish America, rests on achievements in the essay and in poetry. In the field of the essay, he is the author of more than twenty-five books on subjects whose diversity -- esthetics, politics, surrealist art, the Mexican character, cultural anthropology, and... more...

  • Puna Wai Koreroby Reina Whaitiri; Robert Sullivan

    Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    From revered, established writers as well as exciting new voices, the poems in Puna Wai Korero offer a broad picture of Maori poetry in English. The voices are many and diverse: confident, angry, traditional, respectful, experimental, despairing, and full of hope, expressing a range of poetic techniques and the full scope of what it is to be Maori.... more...

  • Poetry of the Earthby Jaime Luis Huenún Villa; Victor Cifuentes Palacios; Steve Brock; Juan Garrido Salgado; Sergio Holas

    IP (Interactive Publications) 2015; US$ 9.00

    A new trilingual book brings together some of the most important and exciting Mapuche poets from Chile. Poetry of the Earth: Mapuche Trilingual Anthology is a remarkable collection of poetry in Mapudugun, Spanish and English that explores Mapuche culture and literature and negotiates its space in the national Chilean and global context. The Mapuche... more...

  • Other Letters to Milena / Otras cartas a Milenaby Reina María Rodríguez; Kristin Dykstra; Kristin Dykstra

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 18.95

    Published in Spanish as Otras cartas a Milena , Other Letters to Milena shows Rodríguez confronting pressing issues at the turn of the twenty-first century. These involve a new post-Soviet world and the realities of diasporic existence, which have a profound effect even on people like Rodríguez who have not migrated but continue to live and work... more...