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- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 46.00
Garcilaso de la Vega (ca. 1501?36), a Castilian nobleman and soldier at the court of Charles V, lived a short but glamorous life. As the first poet to make the Italian Renaissance lyric style at home in Spanish, he is credited with beginning the golden age of Spanish poetry. Known for his sonnets and pastorals, gracefully depicting beauty and love... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 112.00
Infiltrations dimages. De la réécriture de la fiction pastorale ibérique en France (XVIe-XVIIIe siècles) propose une relecture actuelle de la fiction pastorale née du dialogue original entre les espaces littéraires ibérique et français: Jorge de Montemayor, Lope de Vega, Cervantès, Honoré dUrfé,... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 10.95
The Epic of the Cid records the deeds of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, the Cid of history and legend. A powerful warrior in the Christian reconquest of medieval Spain, a formidable strategist, and a charismatic leader, the Cid deeply impressed his contemporaries, both Christian and Muslim. Already, in his lifetime, songs, stories, and chronicles... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00
Francisco de Quevedo?s satirical poetry is commonly viewed as grotesquely comical, a manifestation of what Bakhtin called the ?Carnivalesque.? But not all of his satirical poetry fits this interpretation. In this study the author investigates the aggressivity and obscenity of Quevedo?s work, and particularly his personal invectives against... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
French Dressing looks at the ancien régime's scenarios of libertine seduction--unsafe sex and its consequences for women's lives. It places the gender performances of male and female-authored novels in dialogue in order to recover the complexity of a century obsessed, as we are today, with writing and living plots of desire. French ... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1979; US$ 44.95
This timeless collection of the aphorisms of Balthasar Gracian, the seventeenth century Spanish philosopher, continues to appeal to knowledgeable and reflective people the world over. Presented here in a precise and sensitive translation of Oraculo Manual y Artye de Prudencia, Gracian's wit and lore will delight and instruct the reader on the spectrum... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This volume commemorates the quatercentenary of Don Quijote (Part I, 1604-05), widely acknowledged to be the 'first modern novel'. Through Don Quijote , his Exemplary Novels and other major works, Cervantes, Spain's master novelist, has for centuries shaped and profoundly influenced the different literatures and cultures of numerous countries... more...
- Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00
This edition of Quevedos Poems to Lisi is a successor to the same editors original text in Exeter Hispanic Texts, which only contained the Spanish text of the poems. Rather than reprint that edition, the editor has chosen to make the text more widely available by setting his own English verse translations alongside the Spanish originals.... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00
This examination of the last two tales of Cervantes' Novelas ejemplares reveals the Christian Humanist tradition implicit in the most elusive works of the collection. In his study of El casamiento enganoso and El coloquio de los perros Alban Forcione demonstrates that Cervantes retained in their ostensible pessimism the themes of Erasmus' vision of... more...