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  • French Dressingby Nancy K. Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

  • Cervantesby Jeremy Robbins; Edwin Wiliamson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    This volume commemorates the quatercentenary of Don Quijote (Part I, 1604-05), widely acknowledged to be the 'first modern novel' and contains chapters written in both English and Spanish. A special issue of the journal Bulletin of Spanish more...

  • Poems to Lisiby Francisco de Quevedo; D. Gareth

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    This edition of Quevedo’s Poems to Lisi is a successor to the same editor’s 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...

  • The Art of Humour in the Teatro Breve and Comedias of Calderón de la Barcaby Ted L.L. Bergman

    Boydell & Brewer 2003; US$ 95.00

    Parody, satire and a number of other comic techniques are shown to play an unsuspected but integral part in Calderon's work. more...

  • Rhetoric and Politicsby Nicholas Spadaccini; Jenaro Talens

    University of Minnesota Press 1997; US$ 90.00

    Wide-ranging in focus, these essays demonstrate that the work of seventeenth-century Spanish Jesuit Baltasar Gracián offers insights into the deployment of rhetoric under the ?New World Order.? ?Rhetoric and Politics will do much to stimulate a renewed interest in Gracián and in the originality of Spanish culture.? David William Foster, Arizona State... more...

  • Woman, Your Hour Is Soundingby Nancy Sloan Goldberg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 110.00

    French women of letters responded to the call to help their nation during the Great War, producing a large collection of war-centered writing including novels and short stories. While these authors were among the best-known, most critically-acclaimed, and prolific writers of their time, their names and works are largely forgotten now. Woman, Your... more...

  • The Song of the Cidby Anonymous; Burton Raffel; Maria Rosa Menocal

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00

    From a legendary translator: a magnificent new rendering of Spain's national epic Venture into the heart of Islamic Spain in this vibrant, rollicking new translation of The Song of the Cid , the only surviving epic from medieval Spain. Banished from the court of King Alfonso, the noble warrior Rodrigo Diaz, know as the Cid, sets out from Castile... more...

  • Selected Poetry of Francisco de Quevedoby Francisco de Quevedo; Christopher Johnson

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 36.00

    Francisco de Quevedo (1580–1645), one of the greatest poets of the Spanish Golden Age, was the master of the baroque style known as “conceptismo,” a complex form of expression fueled by elaborate conceits and constant wordplay as well as ethical and philosophical concerns. Although scattered translations of his works have appeared... more...

  • The Art of Worldly Wisdomby Baltasar Gracian; Christopher Maurer

    Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 19.99

    The remarkable best-seller -- a long-lost, 300-year-old book of wisdom on how to live successfully yet responsibly in a society governed by self-interest -- as acute as Machiavelli yet as humanistic and scrupulously moral as Marcus Aurelius. From the Hardcover edition. more...