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  • World Literature in Spanish: An Encyclopedia [3 volumes]by Maureen Ihrie; Salvador Oropesa

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 385.00

    Providing a thorough introduction to Spanish-language literature worldwide and across time is a tall order. However, World Literature in Spanish: An Encyclopedia contains roughly 850 entries on both major and minor authors, themes, genres, and topics of Spanish literature from the Middle Ages to the present day, affording an amazingly comprehensive... more...

  • Die Legende von der »Neuen Welt«by Angela Enders

    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 123.50

    Die Legende Von Der Neuen Welt: Montaigne Und Die >Litt Rature G Ographique. more...

  • Mimesis and Empireby Barbara Fuchs

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    This 2001 book offers a comparative look at European and New World early modern culture. more...

  • La voz de los dramaturgosby Susanne Hartwig; Klaus Pörtl

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 89.80

    Selected present-day dramatists from Spain and Latin-America speak about their theatre and its present situation. The perspective is that of the authors, not of literary or drama critics. The result is a series of surprising thoughts and analyses which do not feature in the usual specialist discussions. more...

  • De Spaanse Gouden Eeuw in honderd sonnettenby Dolf Verspoor

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 29.25

    Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Gabriel Bocángel, Calderón de la Barca en natuurlijk Francisco de Quevedo, het is maar een greep uit de meesterdichters van wie werk in De Spaanse Gouden Eeuw in honderd sonnetten is opgenomen. Nijhoffprijswinnaar Dolf Verspoor nam van in totaal dertig bekende en minder bekende auteurs uit de Spaanse renaissance en barok herdichtingen... more...

  • Classical Spanish Drama in Restoration English (1660?1700)by Jorge Braga Riera

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 149.00

    From 1660 to c 1700, England set her eyes on Spain and on the seventeenth-century Spanish comedy of intrigue with an aim to import new plots and characters that might appeal to the Anglo-Saxon audience. As a consequence, Hispanic drama in translation enjoyed a period of relative popularity never to be repeated until the turn of the twenty-first century.... more...

  • Seventeenth-Century Spanish Poetryby Arthur Terry

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    The first comprehensive study in English of one of the most important bodies of verse in European literature. more...

  • Gender and Representationby Lou Charnon-Deutsch

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 102.00

    Applying recent European and Anglo-American feminist scholarship to the problems of gender representation, Charnon-Deutsch challenges the prevailing idea that the 19th-century Spanish novel is woman centered. The author's examination of novels by Valera, Pereda, Alas, and Galdos demonstrates that these works are instead a complex exploration of male... more...

  • Crossing through Chuecaby Jill Robbins

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 67.50

    In the past two decades the city of Madrid has been marked by pride, feminism, and globalization--but also by the vestiges of the machismo nurtured during the long years of the Franco dictatorship. "Crossing through Chueca" examines how lesbian literary culture fares in this mix from the end of the countercultural movement la movida madrilena... more...

  • Mother & Myth in Spanish Novelsby Sandra J. Schumm

    Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 39.99

    Remembering the forgotten mother is a major theme in Myth & Mother in Spanish Novels and reflects the current interest in the recuperation of historic memory in Spain. The novels in this study feature mature protagonists who recall their mothers as a way to define their own identities and to nullify the fictional matricide prevalent in post-war Spanish... more...