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- 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$ 135.00
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...
- 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...
- Peter Owen Publishers 2005; US$ 12.99
The first biography to be aimed at the general reader as much as at students and historians, No Ordinary Man is a fascinating study of the life and work of Miguel de Cervantes (1547–1616), the writer known as the "Spanish Shakespeare" and author of the timeless classic Don Quixote . A renaissance man in all senses of the term, Cervantes was,... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Liverpool University Press 2003; US$ 70.00
This is a definitive critical edition of the holograph manuscript (1639) of Calderóns comedy. This volume traces the textual history of the play and lists variants from all known editions printed in or immediately after Calderóns lifetime; it also gives a brief account of editions printed up to the end of the eighteenth century.... more...