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  • Traits d'unionby Andrew Wallis

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 50.59

    Hauptbeschreibung La production romanesque au dix-septième siècle résiste à des définitions simples, surtout lorsqu'il s'agit du sous-genre des romans comiques. Cette étude, en passant par les anti-romans de Sorel, de Scarron et de Furetière, entreprend une analyse des espaces et des discours hybrides, en marge de la littérature dite " traditionnelle... more...

  • Life Is a Dreamby Pedro Calderon de la Barca; Gregary Racz

    Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 13.00

    The masterwork of Spain?s preeminent dramatist?now in a new verse translation Life Is a Dream is a work many hold to be the supreme example of Spanish Golden Age drama. Imbued with highly poetic language and humanist ideals, it is an allegory that considers contending themes of free will and predestination, illusion and reality, played out against... more...

  • Miguel de Cervantesby Barbara Keevil Parker; Duane F. Parker

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 30.00

    Injured at the Battle of Lepanto, captured by pirates, and later imprisoned for allegedly cheating the Spanish crown, Cervantes' adventurous life rivals the hero of his masterpiece, Don Quixote. more...

  • Infiltrations d’imagesby Anacleto Marta Teixeira

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 112.00

    Infiltrations d’images. 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 d’Urfé,... more...

  • The Epic of The Cidby Michael Harney

    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...

  • Miguel De Cervantesby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 54.00

    Credited with having written one of the first "novels", Cerventes' masterwork Don Quixote continues to inspire and was recently released in a new translation. more...

  • Arte nuevo de hacer comediasby Lope de Vega

    Edhasa 1753; US$ 9.25

    Cruce de caminos entre un pasado de tentativas, un presente de evidencias y un futuro de indudables repercusiones, el Arte nuevo de hacer comedias en este tiempo (1609) resume el pulso dramático de una época y la posición estética y vital de su autor. Considerado el primer manifiesto del teatro moderno, Lope de Vega plasmó en él lo que ya había conseguido... more...

  • Poesíaby Pedro Espinosa

    Edhasa 1753; US$ 13.89

    La antología Flores de poetas ilustres (1605) fue el aldabonazo con el que un joven Pedro Espinosa encauzaba los nuevos aires de la poesía cultista de los Siglos de Oro. Pero, además, los poemas propios que incluyó en el volumen nos revelan a un poeta fino y renovador, atento a explorar las posibilidades de la poética culta con una intensidad similar... more...

  • French Dressingby Nancy K. Miller

    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...

  • Gracian's Manualby Martin Fischer

    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...