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  • Alcohol and Nationhood in Nineteenth-Century Mexicoby Deborah Toner

    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...

  • Lateinamerikas koloniales Gedńchtnisby Julia Roth

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 50.72

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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$ 34.61

    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

    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...

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

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    Sor Juana InÚs 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...